"squint" in the noun sense
1. strabismus, squint
abnormal alignment of one or both eyes
the act of squinting looking with the eyes partly closed
"squint" in the verb sense
1. squint, squinch
cross one's eyes as if in strabismus
"The children squinted so as to scare each other"
be cross-eyed have a squint or strabismus
partly close one's eyes, as when hit by direct blinding light
"The driver squinted as the sun hit his windshield"
"squint" in the adjective sense
1. askance, askant, asquint, squint, squint-eyed, squinty, sidelong
used especially of glances) directed to one side with or as if with doubt or suspicion or envy
"her eyes with their misted askance look"- Elizabeth Bowen
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