Word:

Squint

Pronunciation: skwĭnt
a.1.(Med.) Looking obliquely.
2.Looking askance.
v. i.1.To see or look obliquely, asquint, or awry, or with a furtive glance.
[imp. & p. p. Squinted; p. pr. & vb. n. Squinting.]
Some can squint when they will.
- Bacon.
2.(Med.) To have the axes of the eyes not coincident; to be cross-eyed.
3.To deviate from a true line; to run obliquely.
4.To have an indirect bearing, reference, or implication; to have an allusion to, or inclination towards, something.
5.To look with the eyes partly closed.
v. t.1.To turn to an oblique position; to direct obliquely; as, to squint an eye.
2.To cause to look with noncoincident optic axes.
He . . . squints the eye, and makes the harelid.
- Shak.
n.1.The act or habit of squinting.
2.(Med.) A want of coincidence of the axes of the eyes; strabismus.
3.(Arch.) Same as Hagioscope.
Noun1.squint - abnormal alignment of one or both eyes
Synonyms: strabismus
Verb1.squint - partly close one's eyes; "The children squinted to frighten each other"
2.squint - be cross-eyed; have a squint or strabismus
Adj.1.squint - (used especially of glances) directed to one side with or as if with doubt or suspicion or envy; "her eyes with their misted askance look"- Elizabeth Bowen; "sidelong glances"
aberration, cast, circuitousness, cock the eye, convergent strabismus, cross-eye, cross-eyedness, crosswiseness, declination, deflection, deflexure, deviance, deviation, deviousness, diagonality, digression, divagation, divergence, esotropia, excursion, exotropia, goggle, heterotropia, indirection, indirectness, look askance, look asquint, nonconformity, obliqueness, obliquity, skew, skewness, squinch, squint the eye, strabismus, transverseness, upward strabismus, vagary, walleye
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