Definitions

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  • adjective Afflicted with a squint
  • adjective sidelong

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

  • adjective (used especially of glances) directed to one side with or as if with doubt or suspicion or envy
  • adjective characterized by squinting

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Examples

  • His head wobbled forward as he spoke, and his eyes were all kind of squinty, as if he had grit in them.

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  • Police say he has "squinty" eyes, short black hair and a thin moustache and goatee.

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  • I can't tell, the way they're kind of squinty all the time from your face-fat anyway.

    Woot! - One Day, One Deal

  • "squinty" bridge over the Clyde (broken cable) and the Science Centre Tower (non-working lift).

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  • Tessa strains her neck to look at Yllis, and she sees Yllis has that look she gets sometimes: her mouth is all soft and her eyes are squinty.

    Amaryllis in Blueberry

  • It took forever to shape it up, but excellent tunes got me through some hot and squinty ladder work.

    Jack Bog's Blog: June 2009 Archives

  • “He loves the Ellen Barkins, with their squinty eyes and crooked noses.”

    Three Stages of Amazement

  • “He loves the Ellen Barkins, with their squinty eyes and crooked noses.”

    Three Stages of Amazement

  • The blunt, ugly mug of Tychus Findlay stared out at him with squinty eyes.

    Starcraft II: Devils’ Due

  • Tessa strains her neck to look at Yllis, and she sees Yllis has that look she gets sometimes: her mouth is all soft and her eyes are squinty.

    Amaryllis in Blueberry

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