asquint

adverb (or adjective) \əˈ-\

Definition of asquint

  1. :  with the eye directed to one side, obliquely, or squintingly as if with distorted vision or as if to peer or glance furtively or slyly when he … speaks falsely, the eye is muddy and sometimes asquint — R. W. Emerson

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Origin and Etymology of asquint

Middle English


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