squint-eyed

adjective
\ ˈskwint-ˌīd How to pronounce squint-eyed (audio) \

Definition of squint-eyed

1 : having eyes that squint specifically : affected with cross-eye
2 : looking askance (as in envy)

First Known Use of squint-eyed

1589, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Squint-eyed.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/squint-eyed. Accessed 24 Nov. 2020.

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