Askew is an English surname. Notable people with the surname include:
Turned or twisted to one side.
Tilted to one side.
"He wore his hat askew"
simple past tense and past participle of tilt
not in a straight or level position
"her hat was slightly askew"
"the plan went sadly askew"
"the judging was a bit askew"
Awry; askance; asquint; oblique or obliquely; - sometimes indicating scorn, or contempt, or entry.
turned or twisted toward one side;
"a...youth with a gorgeous red necktie all awry"
"his wig was, as the British say, skew-whiff"
turned or twisted to one side;
"rugs lying askew"
"with his necktie twisted awry"
departing or being caused to depart from the true vertical or horizontal;
"the leaning tower of Pisa"
"the headstones were tilted"