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

Related Words

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.
said a young man with a whisker, a squint, and an open shirt collar
His complexion was as swarthy as that of an Italian, and his eyes were of a strange dead black, which, combined with a slight squint, gave them a particularly sinister appearance.
Are you akin to that packman with a squint in his eye, as used to bring th' Irish linen?
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.
A childhood operation to correct a squint changed the life journey of Shirley Muir.
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.
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).
Little Joel Sheldon, aged seven, had developed a squint and headaches before he was due to see an ophthalmologist about his unusual condition, called heterochromia.
Many youngsters said they would hide their glasses because they were embarrassed about them (26 per cent) and one in six (16 per cent) preferred to squint at the whiteboard rather than wear their specs in class.
Dr Chaudhry said that squint is misalignment of the eyes and is mostly found in children.