Part of speech: adjective

  1. turned to one side; awry or askew

Examples of


in a sentence

  • The picture frame hung acock on the wall.
  • The vase was knocked over, and now it sat acock on the table.

Did you Know?

Acock describes something that is tilted, slanted, or askew. It implies a deviation from the normal upright position. Recognizing items or objects that are acock can prompt adjustments to restore balance and alignment.

Trending Words