Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Affected with strabismus.
  • adj. Looking with narrowed or squinting eyes.
  • adj. Looking askance, as in envy.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Having eyes that squint; cross-eyed.
  • adj. Looking obliquely, or asquint; malignant.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Having eyes that squint; having eyes with axes not coincident; cross-eyed; also called squinty-eyed.
  • adj. Looking obliquely, or asquint; malignant.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Having eyes that squint; having eyes with non-coincident axes.
  • Oblique; indirect; sinister; malignant.
  • Looking obliquely or by side-glances: as, squint-eyed jealousy or envy.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. affected by strabismus
  • adj. (used especially of glances) directed to one side with or as if with doubt or suspicion or envy

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Examples

  • I cringe when I hear the phrase common to so many squint-eyed prayers: “Lord, we just ask that you will …” & etc.

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  • But the rats that stood before me now were lean and squint-eyed, looking sideways at me and sizing me up in terms of shank, brisket, flank, tip, and sirloin.

    Revolutionaries

  • “Lan,” he says, as Mamasan appears, a squint-eyed old woman twisted by some fault in her spine.

    GIRL BY THE ROAD AT NIGHT

  • He was squint-eyed and grimacing with sleep, and as naked as ... as I was, come to that.

    Minnesota Menage

  • Lucy's face contracts into a wordless, squint-eyed, open-mouthed grimace.

    Desilu, Three Cameras

  • I cringe when I hear the phrase common to so many squint-eyed prayers: “Lord, we just ask that you will…” & etc.

    Drinking Beer on Sunday Evening | clusterflock

  • Boetticher further accentuates the morbid comedy of it all by continually cutting away from Pecos' sincere, squint-eyed face to a deadpan shot of the corpse's feet sticking out of the tree above.

    Buchanan Rides Alone

  • She looks pale and harried next to her tanned, fit husband with his blissed-out, squint-eyed smile.

    The Piano Man

  • So [5411] Quintus Catullus admired his squint-eyed friend Roscius.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Oh you mean squint-eyed pilots that cannot identify orange panels ?

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