HyperDic: squint

English > 6 senses of the word squint:
VERBbodysquint, squinchcross one's eyes as if in strabismus
perceptionsquintbe cross-eyed
bodysquintpartly close one's eyes, as when hit by direct blinding light
NOUNstatesquint, strabismusabnormal alignment of one or both eyes
actsquintthe act of squinting
ADJECTIVEallsquint, askance, askant, asquint, squint-eyed, squinty, sidelong(used especially of glances) directed to one side with or as if with doubt or suspicion or envy
squint > pronunciation
Soundsskwih'nt
Rhymesament ... varmint: 39 rhymes with ihnt...
English > squint: 6 senses > adjective 1
Meaning(used especially of glances) directed to one side with or as if with doubt or suspicion or envy.
Synonymsaskance, askant, asquint, squint-eyed, squinty, sidelong
Broaderindirectnot direct in spatial dimension
Spanishbizco, desconfiado
Catalandesconfiat
English > squint: 6 senses > noun 1, state
MeaningAbnormal alignment of one or both eyes.
Synonymstrabismus
Narrowercross-eye, crossed eye, convergent strabismus, esotropiastrabismus in which one or both eyes turn inward toward the nose
walleye, divergent strabismus, exotropiastrabismus in which one or both eyes are directed outward
Broaderabnormality, abnormalcyAn abnormal physical condition resulting from defective genes or developmental deficiencies
Spanishbizquera, estrabismo
Catalanestrabisme
Adjectivessquint-eyedaffected by strabismus
Verbssquintbe cross-eyed
English > squint: 6 senses > noun 2, act
MeaningThe act of squinting; looking with the eyes partly closed.
Broaderlook, looking, looking atThe act of directing the eyes toward something and perceiving it visually
Adjectivessquintycharacterized by squinting
Verbssquintcross one's eyes as if in strabismus
English > squint: 6 senses > verb 1, body
Meaningcross one's eyes as if in strabismus.
PatternSomebody ----s
Example"The children squinted so as to scare each other"
Synonymsquinch
Broadergrimace, make a face, pull a facecontort the face to indicate a certain mental or emotional state
Spanishentornar
Catalanmig aclucar
Nounssquintthe act of squinting
squintera person with strabismus
English > squint: 6 senses > verb 2, perception
MeaningBe cross-eyed; have a squint or strabismus.
PatternSomebody ----s
ModelThey squint up the hill
Broaderlookperceive with attention
Spanishbizquear
Nounssquintabnormal alignment of one or both eyes
English > squint: 6 senses > verb 3, body
Meaningpartly close one's eyes, as when hit by direct blinding light.
PatternSomebody ----s
Example"The driver squinted as the sun hit his windshield"
BroaderlookHave a certain outward or facial expression

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