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

Word History

First Known Use

1589, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of squint-eyed was in 1589

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Cite this Entry

“Squint-eyed.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/squint-eyed. Accessed 14 Jul. 2024.

Kids Definition

squint-eyed

adjective
ˈskwint-ˈīd
1
: having eyes that are partly closed
2
: looking with a side glance (as in envy or ill will)

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