Definition of askance adverb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

askance

 adverb
adverb
NAmE//əˈskæns//
 
 
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Idioms
look askance (at somebody/something),look (at somebody/something) askance
 
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to look at or react to someone or something with suspicion or doubt, or in a critical way The opposition looked askance at most of the government's proposed policies. She looked askance at him when he began to eat before everyone else. A waiter in a tuxedo looked askance at his jeans.
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