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Verb: squint  skwint
  1. Cross one's eyes as if in strabismus
    "The children squinted so as to scare each other";
    - squinch [N. Amer]
  2. Be cross-eyed; have a squint or strabismus
  3. Partly close one's eyes, as when hit by direct blinding light
    "The driver squinted as the sun hit his windscreen"
Noun: squint  skwint
  1. Abnormal alignment of one or both eyes
    - strabismus
  2. The act of squinting; looking with the eyes partly closed
Adjective: squint  skwint
  1. (used especially of glances) directed to one side with or as if with doubt or suspicion or envy
    - askance, askant, asquint, squint-eyed, squinty, sidelong

Derived forms: squinted, squinting, squints

See also: indirect

Type of: abnormalcy [US], abnormality, butcher's [Brit, slang], gander [informal], grimace, look, looking, looking at, make a face, pull a face

Encyclopedia: Squint