Synonyms of 'squint'
to glance sidewaysThe girl squinted at the photograph.
I peered ahead and saw them on the causeway.
She peered intently through the window.
screw up your eyes,
narrow your eyes,
look through narrowed eyes
to have eyes which face in different directions
have a squint,
an eye disorder in which one or both eyes turn inwards or outwards from the noseShe had a bad squint in her right eye.
a quick lookThey have waited a long time to have a squint inside my lovely shed.
She took a last look in the mirror.
The fans waited outside the hotel to get a glimpse of their heroine.
I had a quick peek into the bedroom.
glance, , , ,
She stole a quick glance at her watch.
shufti (British, slang, informal)
He gave her a crooked grin.
His dark hair was all awry.
She stood there, hat askew.
cockeyed (informal), ,
Dusty photographs were hanging at cockeyed angles on the walls.
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in the sense of askew
towards one sideShe stood there, hat askew.
in the sense of awry
with a twist to one sideHis dark hair was all awry.
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