squint-eyed


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Related to squint-eyed: concomitant strabismus, cocked eye

squint-eyed

(skwĭnt′īd′)
adj.
1. Affected with strabismus.
2. Looking with narrowed or squinting eyes.
3. Looking askance, as in envy.

squint-eyed

or

squinty-eyed

adj
1. (Pathology) having a squint
2. looking sidelong

squint′-eyed`



adj.
1. affected with or characterized by strabismus.
2. looking obliquely or askance, as with malice or envy.
[1580–90]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.squint-eyed - affected by strabismus
2.squint-eyed - (used especially of glances) directed to one side with or as if with doubt or suspicion or envysquint-eyed - (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"
indirect - not direct in spatial dimension; not leading by a straight line or course to a destination; "sometimes taking an indirect path saves time"; "you must take an indirect course in sailing"

squint-eyed

adjective
Marked by or affected with a squint:
Translations

squint-eyed

[ˈskwɪntˈaɪd] ADJbizco

squint-eyed

adj personschielend attr; to be squint-eyedschielen
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