lop-sided

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lop-sided

[ˈlɒpˈsaɪdɪd] adj (smile) → di traverso; (structure) → sbilenco/a
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
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I'm afraid it's too high -- it will make me look lop-sided. But I hate things tickling my ears."
I dropped into the hollow, lifted the side of the tent, and there was Ben Gunn's boat--home-made if ever anything was home-made; a rude, lop-sided framework of tough wood, and stretched upon that a covering of goat- skin, with the hair inside.
I remember a still-life of oranges on a plate, and I was bothered because the plate was not round and the oranges were lop-sided. The portraits were a little larger than life-size, and this gave them an ungainly look.
But think of those awful, solemn, lop-sided Oddities waiting for us at home crawling and clambering and preaching--and dirtying things in the dark."
The Temple, Chancery Lane, Serjeants' Inn, and Lincoln's Inn even unto the Fields are like tidal harbours at low water, where stranded proceedings, offices at anchor, idle clerks lounging on lop-sided stools that will not recover their perpendicular until the current of Term sets in, lie high and dry upon the ooze of the long vacation.
Standing anyhow and all wrong, upon this open space, like something meteoric that has fallen down from the moon, is an odd, lop-sided, one-eyed kind of wooden building, that looks like a church, with a flag- staff as long as itself sticking out of a steeple something larger than a tea-chest.
Meanwhile, Army bulldozed Gilgit 30-0 in the tall-scoring extremely lop-sided encounter that reminded many of Pakistan's 55-0 triumph over Macau in the Asia Cup at the same venue decades ago.
A 15-point gap between second-placed Evergrande and the team in fourth in the standings, Shandong Luneng, shows this term's Super League has been rather lop-sided and the gulf in class could be clear to see.
Thunder on Saturday enhanced their chances of leading the table at the end of the first leg of the Kenya Basketball Federation men's Premier League when they registered a hard-fought 57-42 victory over Lakeside at Nyayo National Stadium gymnasium.In the women's Premier League, forward Melisa Akinyi scored a game-high 19 points to help champions Equity Bank defeat Storms 63-13 in a lop-sided affair at Nyayo.
Over four years have passed since the independence referendum, a campaign noted for being scandalously lop-sided on behalf of the Union, yet some feel that rolling out the same Project Fear soundbites will wash with the electorate.
Dr David Wilkinson MBE hit Dr Lawrence King after he said the journalist, 42, would look better "with a bag over her head" because of her "lop-sided smile", a tribunal heard.
The ambulance's front wheel was completely detached by the collision, with the emergency vehicle resting lop-sided in the middle of the normally busy road.