Definitions of oblique:
- noun: any grammatical case other than the nominative
- noun: a diagonally arranged abdominal muscle on either side of the torso
- adjective: slanting or inclined in direction or course or position--neither parallel nor perpendicular nor right-angular
Example: "The oblique rays of the winter sun"
- adjective: indirect in departing from the accepted or proper way; misleading
Example: "Gave oblique answers to direct questions"
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