A Word A Day : awry

Tuesday, 1st July 2008 : Today's Word is ...

awry :

Definition :

adjective :

with a turn or twist to one side

usage :

  • Our plans went awry.

  • The hunter’s bullet went awry. Instead of hitting the bear, it hit another hunter.

  • When we couldn't find a restaurant, our dinner plans went awry.

  • The old man's hat was awry. It had dipped in front of his left eye.

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