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Definition of "squint-eyed" []

  • Affected with strabismus. (adjective)
  • Looking with narrowed or squinting eyes. (adjective)
  • Looking askance, as in envy. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "squint-eyed" in a sentence
  • "I cringe when I hear the phrase common to so many squint-eyed prayers: “Lord, we just ask that you will …” & etc."
  • "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."
  • "“Lan,” he says, as Mamasan appears, a squint-eyed old woman twisted by some fault in her spine."
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