slant noun

1 leaning position

VERB + SLANT have | take on Her chin took on a stubborn slant.

PREP. at a ~ They held their spears at a slant. | on the ~ Cut the flower stems on the slant.

2 way of thinking about sth

ADJ. different, new | feminist, left-wing, etc.

VERB + SLANT give sth, put He puts his own particular slant on everything.

PREP. with a … ~ an article with a right-wing slant | ~ on That's a different slant on the causes of the First World War. | ~ to The story gives a new slant to his character.