Definition of squint


Scrabble & Words with Friends points

  • squint is a valid Scrabble word with a point value of 15 according to TWL06 dictionary
  • squint is a valid Words with Friends word with a point value of 17 according to ENABLE dictionary

Definition of squint

  • (used especially of glances) directed to one side with or as if with doubt or suspicion or envy (adjective)

    Synonyms

    1. askance
    2. askant
    3. asquint
    4. sidelong
    5. squint-eyed
    6. squinty

  • abnormal alignment of one or both eyes (noun)

    Synonyms

    1. strabismus

  • cross one's eyes as if in strabismus (verb)

    Examples

    1. The children squinted so as to scare each other

    Synonyms

    1. squinch

  • be cross-eyed; have a squint or strabismus (verb)

  • partly close one's eyes, as when hit by direct blinding light (verb)

    Examples

    1. The driver squinted as the sun hit his windshield

  • the act of squinting; looking with the eyes partly closed (noun)

See definition of squint in Merriam Webster