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Definition of "squinting" [squint•ing]

  • Present participle of squint. (verb) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "squinting" in a sentence
  • "Margaret, at the flattering address of her ladyship, let fall her eyelids, and timidly lifted them again; and while she endeavoured to express, by her eyes, every thing that was sweet and lovely, she gave them a turn very much like that defect which we call squinting; and smiling, as she was forming a speech to express her gratitude for the honour done her, she shewed the ruins of her mouth, and Lady Isabella with great difficulty suppressed her laughter."
  • "I wonder what the purpose is in squinting really hard when you pray."
  • "I call it "squinting"-you will have your own term."