- to squint.
- a squint.
Origin of squinny
1595–1605; perhaps equivalent to squin- (< Dutch schuin oblique, aslant) + -y eye
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Examples from the Web for squinny
Dame Goody saw that it had squinny eyes just like its father.English Fairy Tales
Squinny Peters (plain drunk—five bob or the risin'), who is peculiar for always paying his fine, elects to take it out this time.The Rising of the Court
Will you ask your honourable and gallant friend, the Captain, to drive home Mr. Squinny to Brompton?Men's Wives
William Makepeace Thackeray
What makes you think she'd be seen dead with either one of you two squinny old lobsters?The Wooing of Calvin Parks
Laura E. Richards