Definitions of oblique

Not erect or perpendicular; neither parallel to, nor at right angles from, the base; slanting; inclined.

Applied to a line slanting between 1° and 45°.

Evasive; indirect.

Slanting, deviating from the perpendicular or the horizontal.

Not direct in descent; not following the line of father and son; collateral.

Obliquely.

indirect in departing from the accepted or proper way; misleading; " used devious means to achieve success"; " gave oblique answers to direct questions"; " oblique political maneuvers"

To march in a direction oblique to the line of the column or platoon;  formerly accomplished by oblique steps, now by direct steps, the men half facing either to the right or left.

Obliqueness.

Placed obliquely ; certain muscles ; asymmetrical.

To deviate from a perpendicular line; to move in an oblique direction.

Deviating from a right line; not parallel; aslant; not direct; by a side glance; not an angle of 90 degrees; sinister; applied to any case of a noun not the nominative.

any grammatical case other than the nominative

Obiquity.

Not straightforward; indirect; obscure; hence, disingenuous; underhand; perverse; sinister.

An oblique line.

Slanting; not perpendicular, not parallel; indirect.

Slanting: not perpendicular: not parallel: not straightforward: obscure: ( geom.) not a right angle: ( gram.) denoting any case except the nominative.

a diagonally arranged abdominal muscle on either side of the torso

slanting or inclined in direction or course or position neither parallel nor perpendicular nor right angular; " the oblique rays of the winter sun"; " acute and obtuse angles are oblique angles"; " the axis of an oblique cone is not perpendicular to its base"

Not horizontal nor perpendicular; not upright nor level; slanting; not direct or straight forward.

Neither perpendicular nor horizontal; slanting; sloping.

Slanting; neither perpendicular nor parallel; indirect; sinister.

To move forward to the right or left, by stepping sideways. An oblique angle, an angle greater or less than a right angle. An oblique plane, a plane that declines from the zenith. An oblique projection, where a body is projected in a line, making an oblique angle with the horizontal line. An oblique sphere, that in which the axis of the earth is inclined to the horizon of the place. An oblique case, any case except the nominative.