Squinting Squint"ing (skw[i^]nt"[i^]ng), a. & n. from {Squint}, v. -- {Squint"ing*ly}, adv. [1913 Webster]

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  • squintingly — adverb see squint II …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • squintingly — adverb While squinting …   Wiktionary

  • squintingly — squint·ing·ly …   English syllables

  • squintingly — adverb : in a squinting manner * * * squintˈingly adverb • • • Main Entry: ↑squint …   Useful english dictionary

  • squint — I. adjective Etymology: Middle English asquint Date: 1579 1. of an eye looking or tending to look obliquely or askance (as with envy or disdain) 2. of the eyes not having the visual axes parallel ; crossed II. verb …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • squint — squinter, n. squintingly, adv. squintingness, n. /skwint/, v.i. 1. to look with the eyes partly closed. 2. Ophthalm. to be affected with strabismus; be cross eyed. 3. to look or glance obliquely or sidewise; look askance. 4. to make or have an… …   Universalium

  • squint — [skwint] vi. [aphetic for ASQUINT] 1. to look or peer with the eyes partly closed, as when the light is too strong 2. to look with the eyes turned to the side; look obliquely or askance 3. to be cross eyed 4. to incline or have a tendency (toward …   English World dictionary

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