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Squinty

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Adjective

1. squinty

characterized by squinting

Example Sentences:
'he looked with squinty eyes'

2. askance, askant, asquint, sidelong, squint, squint-eyed, squinty

(used especially of glances) directed to one side with or as if with doubt or suspicion or envy

Example Sentences:
'her eyes with their misted askance look'
'sidelong glances'

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


Squinty

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verb
1. (usually intr)
to cross or partly close (the eyes)
2. (intransitive)
to have a squint
3. (intransitive)
to look or glance sideways or askance
noun
4.  the nontechnical name for strabismus
5. 
the act or an instance of squinting; glimpse
6. Also called: hagioscope
a narrow oblique opening in a wall or pillar of a church to permit a view of the main altar from a side aisle or transept
7. informal
a quick look; glance
adjective
8. 
having a squint
9. informal
crooked; askew

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Squinty

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verb intransitive
1. 
to look or peer with the eyes partly closed, as when the light is too strong
2. 
to look with the eyes turned to the side; look obliquely or askance
3. 
to be cross-eyed
4. 
to incline or have a tendency (toward a given direction, belief, etc.)
5. 
to deviate from a given line, tendency, etc.
verb transitive
6. 
to cause to squint
7. 
to keep (the eyes) partly closed in peering at something
noun
8. 
the act of squinting
9. 
an inclination or tendency
10. 
an oblique or perverse tendency or bent
11. 
the condition of being cross-eyed; strabismus
12.  Informal
a look or glance, often sidelong or casual
adjective
13. 
squinting; looking askance or sidelong
14. 
characterized by strabismus
squint eyes

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Squinty

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v. squint·ed, squint·ing, squints
v.intr.
1. To look with the eyes partly closed, as in bright sunlight.
2.
a. To look or glance sideways.
b. To look askance, as in disapproval.
3. To have an indirect reference or inclination.
4. To be affected with strabismus.
v.tr.
1. To cause to squint.
2. To close (the eyes) partly while looking.
n.
1. The act or an instance of squinting.
2.
a. A sideways glance.
b. A quick look or glance: Take a squint at this view.
3. An oblique reference or inclination.
5. A hagioscope.
adj.
1. Looking obliquely or askance.
2. Squint-eyed.

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