MEANING: adjective: Askew; mixed-up; confused.

ETYMOLOGY: From skew, from Old Northern French eskiuwer, Old French eschiver (to escape or avoid) + agee/ajee (awry). Earliest documented use: 1890.

SLEWGEE - the force that pulls you outward as you corner too fast

'S'KEWPEE - it's a carnival doll prize

SKEW GRE - the Graduate Record Exams are biased