Definition of Diagonal


  • a punctuation mark (/) used to separate related items of information
  • (mathematics) a set of entries in a square matrix running diagonally either from the upper left to lower right entry or running from the upper right to lower left entry
  • an oblique line of squares of the same color on a checkerboard
    "the bishop moves on the diagonals"
  • a line or cut across a fabric that is not at right angles to a side of the fabric
  • (geometry) a straight line connecting any two vertices of a polygon that are not adjacent


  • having an oblique or slanted direction
  • connecting two nonadjacent corners of a plane figure or any two corners of a solid that are not in the same face
    "a diagonal line across the page"
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.

Word games points for the Diagonal

  • Scrabble® score of the diagonal (10)
  • Word Chums® score of the diagonal (13)
  • Words With Friends® score of the diagonal (13)

Unscramble diagonal

194 unscramble word found using the letters diagonal.

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