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Adjective: squinting  skwin-ting
  1. Having eyes half closed in order to see better
    "squinting eyes";
    - squinched
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"

See also: closed, shut

Type of: grimace, look, make a face, pull a face

Encyclopedia: Squinting