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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)







"squint" in British English

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squintverb [I]

uk   us   /skwɪnt/

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.
(Definition of squint from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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