Definition of aslope in English:

aslope

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adjective

archaic, literary
  • Inclined from a horizontal or vertical line; sloping.

    • ‘the steps are aslope and broken’

Pronunciation

aslope

/əˈslōp/ /əˈsloʊp/

adverb

archaic, literary
  • In a sloping position.

    • ‘against the mast he leans aslope’
    diagonally, at an angle, slantwise, sideways, sidelong, aslant, athwart

Pronunciation

aslope

/əˈslōp/ /əˈsloʊp/

Origin

Late Middle English origin uncertain; this form appears earlier than slope.