Textual thesaurus for "awry"

(adj) wrong, amiss, haywire

not functioning properly

something is amiss; has gone completely haywire; something is wrong with the engine

(adj) wonky, cockeyed, lopsided, askew, skew-whiff

turned or twisted toward one side

a...youth with a gorgeous red necktie all awry- G.K.Chesterton; his wig was, as the British say, skew-whiff

(adv) amiss

away from the correct or expected course

something has gone awry in our plans; something went badly amiss in the preparations

(adv) askew, skew-whiff

turned or twisted to one side

rugs lying askew; with his necktie twisted awry