# diagonal

### Meanings

- (geometry) a straight line connecting any two vertices of a polygon that are not adjacent
- a line or cut across a fabric that is not at right angles to a side of the fabric
- an oblique line of squares of the same color on a checkerboard;
- "the bishop moves on the diagonals"
- (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
- a punctuation mark (/) used to separate related items of information
- 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"
- having an oblique or slanted direction
- DIAGONAL n pl. -S an oblique line

### Scrabble Score: 10

**diagonal**is a valid Scrabble (US) TWL word

**diagonal** is a valid Scrabble Word in Merriam-Webster MW Dictionary

**diagonal** is a valid Scrabble Word in International Collins CSW Dictionary

### Words With Friends Score: 13

**diagonal**is a valid Words With Friends word