Synonyms of squint


1. strabismus, squint, abnormality, abnormalcy

usage: abnormal alignment of one or both eyes

2. squint, look, looking, looking at

usage: the act of squinting; looking with the eyes partly closed


1. squint, squinch, grimace, make a face, pull a face

usage: cross one's eyes as if in strabismus; "The children squinted so as to scare each other"

2. squint, look

usage: be cross-eyed; have a squint or strabismus

3. squint, look

usage: partly close one's eyes, as when hit by direct blinding light; "The driver squinted as the sun hit his windshield"


1. askance, askant, asquint, squint, squint-eyed, squinty, sidelong, indirect (vs. direct)

usage: (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"

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Definition and meaning of squint (Dictionary)