Synonyms for (adjective) awry

Synonyms: wrong, amiss, awry, haywire

Definition: not functioning properly

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

Similar words: nonfunctional, malfunctioning

Definition: not performing or able to perform its regular function

Usage: a malfunctioning valve


Synonyms: wonky, cockeyed, lopsided, askew, awry, skew-whiff

Definition: turned or twisted toward one side

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

Similar words: crooked

Definition: having or marked by bends or angles; not straight or aligned

Usage: crooked country roads; crooked teeth