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squint-eyed

[ skwint-ahyd ]
/ ˈskwɪntˌaɪd /
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adjective

affected with or characterized by strabismus.
looking obliquely or askance.
manifesting a malicious, envious, or spiteful attitude or disposition: squint-eyed with vengefulness and blind to reason.

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Origin of squint-eyed

First recorded in 1580–90
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British Dictionary definitions for squint-eyed

squint-eyed

squinty-eyed


adjective

having a squint
looking sidelong
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