|Slanting or inclined in direction or course or position--neither parallel nor perpendicular nor right-angled.|
The oblique rays of the winter sun.
Acute and obtuse angles are oblique angles.
The axis of an oblique cone is not perpendicular to its base.
|Indirect in departing from the accepted or proper way; misleading.|
Used devious means to achieve success.
Gave oblique answers to direct questions.
Oblique political maneuvers.