Definition for A-WRY'

A-WRY', a. [or adv. Dan. vrider, to twist; vrien, twisted; Sw. vrida; Sax. writhan, to writhe.]

  1. Turned or twisted toward one side; not in a straight or true direction, or position; asquint; with oblique vision; as, to glance a look awry; the lady's cap is awry.
  2. In a figurative sense, turned aside from the line of truth, or right reason; perverse or perversely. – Sidney. Milton.

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