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Definition of squint verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

squint

 verb
verb
NAmE//skwɪnt//
 
[intransitive, transitive]Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they squint
 
he / she / it squints
 
past simple squinted
 
-ing form squinting
 
 
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to look at something with your eyes partly shut in order to keep out bright light or to see better to squint into the sun She was squinting through the keyhole. He squinted at the letter in his hand. squint something When he squinted his eyes, he could just make out a house in the distance.
squint noun [singular]
 
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