squint Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"squint" in British English

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squintverb [I]

uk   us   /skwɪnt/
to ​partlycloseyoureyes in ​order to ​see more ​clearly: The ​sun was ​shiningstraight in her ​eyes and made her squint.

squintnoun [C]

uk   us   /skwɪnt/

squint noun [C] (EYE CONDITION)

a ​conditioncaused by a ​weakness of the ​eyemuscles that makes the ​eyeslook in different ​directions from each other: As a ​child she ​worethickglasses and had a ​bad squint.

squint noun [C] (LOOK)

informal old-fashioned a ​quicklook: "The back ​wheel of my ​bike doesn't ​seemstraight." "I'll have/take a squint at it if you like."
(Definition of squint from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"squint" in American English

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squintverb [I]

 us   /skwɪnt/
to ​look with ​youreyespartlyclosed: He squinted into the ​morningsun.
(Definition of squint from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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