What does the word squint mean?

    Part of speech: verb transitive, verb intransitive

  • To make or be cross eyed.

  • Part of speech: verb transitive, verb intransitive

  • To look with half closed eyes, or with a side glance.

  • Part of speech: adjective

  • Having a squint; looking obliquely.

  • Part of speech: noun

  • The act of squinting.

Usage examples for squint

  1. After noting again the steady, serene eyes, narrowed always with a slight squint; the firm straight lips, the well set jaws, Hollis mentally decided that the Secretary of the Interior could not have made a better choice. – The Coming of the Law by Charles Alden Seltzer
  2. When this is finished the boy's eye runs along the stick with a calculating squint. – Composition-Rhetoric by Stratton D. Brooks
  3. But the little girl continued to squint against the sun until, in descending into a draw, the black haze behind was lost to view. – The Biography of a Prairie Girl by Eleanor Gates
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