Definition of askance adverb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

askance

 adverb
adverb
BrE BrE//əˈskæns//
 
; NAmE NAmE//əˈskæns//
 
 
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Word Origin late 15th cent.: of unknown origin.Idioms
look askance (at somebody/something), look (at somebody/something) askance
 
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to look at or react to somebody/something with suspicion or doubt, or in a critical way The opposition party looked askance at most of the government’s proposed policies. She looked askance at him when he began to eat before everybody else. A waiter in a tuxedo looked askance at his jeans.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: askance