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squint

zelfstandig naamwoord

1 squint

Abnormal alignment of one or both eyes.

synoniem: strabismus.

Roget 443: dim sight, dull sight half sight, short sight, near sight, long sight, double sight, astigmatic sight, failing sight; dimsightedness &c.; purblindness, lippitude; myopia, presbyopia; ... meer laten zien

Nederlands: scheelzien, scheelheid, strabisme
Pools: zez, zezowatość



2 squint

The act of squinting; looking with the eyes partly closed.

werkwoord

1 squint

Cross one's eyes as if in strabismus:
— The children squinted so as to scare each other.

synoniem: squinch.

Roget 441: see, behold, discern, perceive, have in sight, descry, sight, make out, discover, distinguish, recognize, spy, espy, ken [Scot.]; ... meer laten zien

Roget 443: be dimsighted etc. n.; see double; have a mote in the eye, have a mist before the eyes, have a film over the eyes; see through a prism, see through a glass darkly; wink, blink, nictitate; squint; ... meer laten zien

2 squint

Be cross-eyed; have a squint or strabismus.

Nederlands: loensen

3 squint

Partly close one's eyes, as when hit by direct blinding light.

Nederlands: loensen, scheelkijken

bijvoeglijk naamwoord

1 squint

used especially of glances Directed to one side with or as if with doubt or suspicion or envy.

synoniemen: askance, askant, asquint, sidelong, squint-eyed, squinty.

Pools: zezowaty


Moby betekeniswoordenboek: aberration, cast, circuitousness, cock the eye, convergent strabismus, cross-eye, cross-eyedness, crosswiseness, declination, deflection, deflexure, deviance, deviation, deviousness, diagonality, digression, divagation, divergence, esotropia, excursion ... meer laten zien.

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