1 a biased way of looking at or presenting something [syn: angle]
1 lie obliquely; "A scar slanted across his face"
2 present with a bias; "He biased his presentation so as to please the share holders" [syn: angle, weight]
3 to incline or bend from a vertical position; "She leaned over the banister" [syn: lean, tilt, tip, angle]
To bias or skew
Slant can refer to:
- Bias or other non-objectivity in journalism, politics, academia or other fields
- Slant (route), an American football play pattern.
- slant (handwriting), an attribute of Western handwriting
- Slant (journal), a Catholic journal
- Slant Magazine, a film, TV, and music review website
- Slant (fanzine), a fanzine by Walt Willis, winner of the 1954 Retrospective Hugo Award for Best Fanzine
- A racial slur for people of Asian descent, in reference to the shape of their eyes.
- The Slant, a student humor magazine at Vanderbilt University
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