squint


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Synonyms for squint

peer

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  • peer
  • screw up your eyes
  • narrow your eyes
  • look through narrowed eyes

cross eyes

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look

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Synonyms for squint

to peer with the eyes partly closed

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to have a tendency or inclination

the condition of not having the visual axes parallel

Synonyms for squint

the act of squinting

cross one's eyes as if in strabismus

be cross-eyed

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partly close one's eyes, as when hit by direct blinding light

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

References in classic literature ?
He was a lean fair-bearded man of very ordinary appearance, but as he turned an alarmed face over his shoulder, all three men were fixed with an almost fiendish squint.
He was very tall and slight, and light-haired; his nose had a high bridge, and he might almost have been handsome in a spectral sort of way; but he had one of the most appalling squints I have ever seen or heard of.
Mr List's squint assumed a portentous character, which seemed to threaten a prolongation of this controversy, when his companion, who had been looking sharply at the old man, put a timely stop to it.
And here, in the very first stage, I was supplanted by a shabby man with a squint, who had no other merit than smelling like a livery-stables, and being able to walk across me, more like a fly than a human being, while the horses were at a canter!
Former first mate of the notorious pirate Captain Squint, he is being hunted by Long John Sliver (the baddies, so be sure to let the other characters know when he is behind them) and pirates who sailed with Squint, for he has stolen the map showing where Squint's treasure is buried.
Dr Mohammad Irfan Khan, Consultant Opthalmologist and Sepcialist in Paediatrics, Strabismus and Cataract at the hospital, explained: "A squint (also known as 'strabismus') is a misalignment or crossing of the eyes.
If you squint a little harder, you'll notice that her husband has another cigarette, in his mouth.
Tendency to squint your eyes Squinting is the involuntary action that occurs when there is a problem with seeing objects in front of us.
Sophie's daughter Louise was born prematurely in 2003, causing a condition called strabismus which left her with what the countess described as a "profound" squint.
Yarm Primary School came top in the Key Stage Two section of The Times Educational Supplement (TES) competition, with their Daily Squint publication.
The smallest that we can perceive is a difference of about one millimetre in asymmetry," explained Dr Barnard, "but one millimetre is a 20 prism dioptre squint.
Drop Squint is a golden-coloured beer and pours with a thick white head.
STRABISMUS This is the medical term for a squint, which is quite common in the eyes of newborn babies and normally disappears at around the age of six weeks.
In squinted spotlight mode, the aliased azimuth spectrum is not only caused by azimuth beam steering but also by the squint angle [15-17].
I don't have many friends and when I mention it to the ones I do have, they say it's because I have a squint in my right eye (when not wearing my contact lenses).