Meaning of squint
Pronunciation: (skwint), [key]
- to look with the eyes partly closed.
- to be affected with strabismus; be cross-eyed.
- to look or glance obliquely or sidewise; look askance.
- to make or have an indirect reference to or bearing on; tend or incline toward (usually fol. by toward, at, etc.).
- to close (the eyes) partly in looking: The baby squinted its eyes at the bright lights.
- to cause to squint; cause to look obliquely.
- an act or instance of squinting.
- a condition of the eye consisting in noncoincidence of the optic axes; strabismus.
- a quick glance: Let me have a squint at that paper.
- a looking obliquely or askance.
- an indirect reference.
- an inclination or tendency, esp. an oblique or perverse one.
- Also called(in a church) a small opening in a wall giving a view of the altar.
- looking obliquely; looking with a side glance; looking askance.
- (of the eyes) affected with strabismus.
- squint (Thesaurus)