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squints

noun
plural of squint

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(Entry 1 of 2)

chiefly British an especially brief instance of looking
  • Take a squint at this!

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squints

verb
present tense third-person singular of squint

Synonyms of squints (Entry 2 of 2)

to take a look with the eyes narrowed (as because of difficulty seeing)
  • He squinted in her direction, but couldn't make her out with the sun behind her.

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“Squints.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/squints. Accessed 5 Dec. 2020.

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