Definition of squint noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//skwɪnt//
    ; NAmE NAmE//skwɪnt//
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  1. 1[countable, usually singular] a condition of the eye muscles which causes each eye to look in a different direction He was born with a squint.
  2. 2[singular] (British English, informal) a short look Have a squint at this.
  3. Word Originmid 16th cent. (in the sense ‘squinting’, as in squint-eyed): shortening of asquint.

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