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!
His teeth chattered; his yellow eyes squinted balefully at us as he passed forward.
Fain [gladly] would his dogs have known, as breathing heavily and wiping their cutlasses, they gathered at a discreet distance from his hook, and squinted through their ferret eyes at this extraordinary man.
There's a piece o' sheeting I could give you as that squinting Kitty spun--she was a rare girl to spin, for all she squinted, and the children couldn't abide her; and, you know, the spinning's going on constant, and there's new linen wove twice as fast as the old wears out.
I squinted down at my own, and that seemed all that could be expected also.
The neurologist also spotted Thomas had a squint so referred him to ophthalmology with the words, "it might be fine, but it might not".
KOHAT -- Toxoplosma gondii virus is increasing at an alarming rate among the women causing pregnancy complications, premature deliveries, night blindness and squint among newborns.
Moorfields Eye Hospital Dubai (Moorfields) has announced the appointment of a new Consultant Paediatric Ophthalmologist specialising in children's eye diseases, strabismus (squint) and cataract surgery for children.
Many people assume Daddy Owen has a natural squint in one of his eyes, but that isn't the case.
Chad Morris and Shelly Brown; SQUINT; Shadow Mountain Publishing (Children's: Juvenile Fiction) 16.99 ISBN: 9781629724850
Rawalpindi -- Every twentieth child in Pakistan is suffering from squint or refractive error while three million children require eyeglasses annually to overcome eye disorders, Al-Shifa Trust Eye Hospital said Tuesday.
Tayyab Afghani, Director Projects, Al-Shifa Trust Tuesday said that every twentieth child in Pakistan was suffering from squint or refractive error while three million children required eyeglasses annually to overcome eye disorders.