Athwart - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |əˈθwɔːrt|  American pronunciation of the word athwart
Brit.  |əˈθwɔːt|  British pronunciation of the word athwart


- at right angles to the center line of a ship
- at an oblique angle (syn: aslant, obliquely)


...athwart the road was farmland as far as the eye could see...

...after it enters the Gulf of Mexico, the hurricane is predicted to advance athwart to the Texas coastline...

...we hung the twisted strips of crepe paper athwart to the floor and ceiling so that they formed giant crosses on all four walls...

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