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squint

verb [I] uk   /skwɪnt/ us  
to partly close your eyes in order to see more clearly: The sun was shining straight in her eyes and made her squint.

squint

noun [C] uk   /skwɪnt/ us  

squint noun [C] (EYE CONDITION)

a condition caused by a weakness of the eye muscles that makes the eyes look in different directions from each other: As a child she wore thick glasses and had a bad squint.

squint noun [C] (LOOK)

informal old-fashioned a quick look: "The back wheel of my bike doesn't seem straight." "I'll have/take a squint at it if you like."
Translations of “squint”
in Spanish bizquear, echar una mirada…
in French loucher, plonger son regard dans…
in German schielen, blinzeln…
in Chinese (Traditional) 瞇起眼看…
in Russian щуриться…
in Turkish gözlerini kısarak bakmak…
in Chinese (Simplified) 眯起眼看…
in Polish mrużyć oczy…
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