Definitions

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  • adj. Having eyes that are narrow and slanted.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Having eyes the inner part of which is covered by a heavy fold of the upper eyelid and therefore appearing to be set obliquely, as the Chinese and other Mongoloid races.

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Examples

  • And I finished sipping my tea of delicious and most expensive aroma, and our slant-eyed, dark-skinned servitors carried the pretty gear away, and I read, continuing De Casseres:

    CHAPTER XXVI

  • This much she saw, and more, when the slant-eyed servant led the way past another room -- of which she caught a fleeting glance -- and into a third, both of which dimmed the brave show of the entrance hall.

    THE STORY OF JEES UCK

  • A slant-eyed Japanese parleyed with her for a fruitless space, then led her inside and disappeared.

    THE STORY OF JEES UCK

  • I knew the rightness of the books, the relation of high thinking to high-conduct, the transmutation of midnight thought into action in the high place on the poop of a coal-carrier in the year nineteen-thirteen, my woman beside me, my ancestors behind me, my slant-eyed servitors under me, the beasts beneath me and beneath the heel of me.

    CHAPTER XLIX

  • Possibly some slant-eyed, light-fingered pickpocket was even then enjoying the fifty-odd yen his purse had contained.

    In Yeddo Bay

  • There were Slavonian hunters, fair-skinned and mighty-muscled; short, squat Finns, with flat noses and round faces; Siberian half-breeds, whose noses were more like eagle - beaks; and lean, slant-eyed men, who bore in their veins the Mongol and Tartar blood as well as the blood of the Slav.

    NEGORE, THE COWARD

  • He learned the art of Orient love and drank with a slant-eyed man.

    Tom Gregory: "Shup's Song": A Poem From a Fallen Soldier of the Korean War (VIDEO)

  • Uncensored sex, for instance—with no one to ban or even diminish it with a slant-eyed look, robbing it of tension, smudging it with the dust of the ordinary.

    A Mountain of Crumbs

  • She gives us a slant-eyed look when we go to a restaurant, in brazen disregard of the refrigerator full of perfectly good food.

    A Mountain of Crumbs

  • More fine Olympics values -- Spanish team poses as slant-eyed Chinee

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