Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun squint

2 senses of squint

Sense 1
strabismus, squint -- (abnormal alignment of one or both eyes)
       => abnormality, abnormalcy -- (an abnormal physical condition resulting from defective genes or developmental deficiencies)

Sense 2
squint -- (the act of squinting; looking with the eyes partly closed)
       => look, looking, looking at -- (the act of directing the eyes toward something and perceiving it visually; "he went out to have a look"; "his look was fixed on her eyes"; "he gave it a good looking at"; "his camera does his looking for him")

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb squint

3 senses of squint

Sense 1
squint, squinch -- (cross one's eyes as if in strabismus; "The children squinted so as to scare each other")
       => grimace, make a face, pull a face -- (contort the face to indicate a certain mental or emotional state; "He grimaced when he saw the amount of homework he had to do")

Sense 2
squint -- (be cross-eyed; have a squint or strabismus)
       => look -- (perceive with attention; direct one's gaze towards; "She looked over the expanse of land"; "Look at your child!"; "Look--a deer in the backyard!")

Sense 3
squint -- (partly close one's eyes, as when hit by direct blinding light; "The driver squinted as the sun hit his windshield")
       => look -- (have a certain outward or facial expression; "How does she look?"; "The child looks unhappy"; "She looked pale after the surgery")

Antonyms of adj squint

1 sense of squint

Sense 1
askance, askant, asquint, squint, squint-eyed, squinty, sidelong -- ((used especially of glances) directed to one side with or as if with doubt or suspicion or envy; "her eyes with their misted askance look"- Elizabeth Bowen; "sidelong glances")

INDIRECT (VIA indirect) -> direct -- (direct in spatial dimensions; proceeding without deviation or interruption; straight and short; "a direct route"; "a direct flight"; "a direct hit")

Similarity of adj squint

1 sense of squint

Sense 1
askance, askant, asquint, squint, squint-eyed, squinty, sidelong -- ((used especially of glances) directed to one side with or as if with doubt or suspicion or envy; "her eyes with their misted askance look"- Elizabeth Bowen; "sidelong glances")
       => indirect (vs. direct) -- (not direct in spatial dimension; not leading by a straight line or course to a destination; "sometimes taking an indirect path saves time"; "you must take an indirect course in sailing")

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