Slope, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Sloped p. pr. & vb. n. Sloping.] To form with a slope; to give an oblique or slanting direction to; to direct obliquely; to incline; to slant; as, to slope the ground in a garden; to slope a piece of cloth in cutting a garment.
Slop·ing, a. Inclining or inclined from the plane of the horizon, or from a horizontal or other right line; oblique; declivous; slanting. -- Slop*ing*ly, adv.
The sloping land recedes into the clouds. --Cowper.
adj 1: having an oblique or slanted direction [syn: aslant, aslope,
diagonal, slanted, slanting, sloped]
2: having a slanting form or direction; "an area of gently
sloping hills"; "a room with a sloping ceiling"