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Squint


SQUINT, adjective

1. Looking obliquely; having the optic axes directed to different objects.

2. Looking with suspicion.

SQUINT, verb intransitive

1. To see obliquely.

Some can squint when they will.

2. To have the axes of the eyes directed to different objects.

3. To slope; to deviate from a true line; to run obliquely.

SQUINT, verb transitive

1. To turn the eye to an oblique position; to look indirectly; as, to squint an eye.

2. To form the eye to oblique vision.

He gives the web and the pin, squints the eye, and make the hare-lip.