Something skewed is slanted or off-center in some way. A picture frame or viewpoint can be skewed.

This is a word, like so many, that can apply to physical things or ideas. A painting on the wall is skewed if it's leaning to one side. Also, opinions are often skewed: this is another way of saying someone is biased. People often accuse news reports of being skewed toward one political viewpoint. A movie could be skewed toward one character more than the other. When you think of skewed, think of leaning and slanting of all sorts.

Definitions of skewed
  1. adjective
    having an oblique or slanting direction or position
    synonyms: skew
    at an angle to the horizontal or vertical position
  2. adjective
    favoring one person or side over another
    synonyms: biased, colored, coloured, one-sided, slanted
    showing favoritism
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