Oblique in a Sentence  🔊

Definition of Oblique

not in a straightforward manner

Examples of Oblique in a sentence

To avoid worrying his wife, the man made an oblique statement about the seriousness of his medical condition.  🔊

Because the commercial is oblique in its sexual references, it has not been pulled from the Christian network.  🔊

Putting a dead rat on a person’s doorstep is an oblique way in which the mob has been known to warn possible snitches.  🔊

The slight wink was Larry’s oblique way of flirting with me.  🔊

Chad made an oblique reference about his wife’s weight by purchasing her a gym membership.  🔊

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