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 squinting

1 sense of squinting

Sense 1
squinched, squinting -- (having eyes half closed in order to see better; "squinched eyes")

INDIRECT (VIA closed) -> open, opened -- (used of mouth or eyes; "keep your eyes open"; "his mouth slightly opened")

Similarity of adj squinting

1 sense of squinting

Sense 1
squinched, squinting -- (having eyes half closed in order to see better; "squinched eyes")
       => closed (vs. open), shut -- (used especially of mouth or eyes; "he sat quietly with closed eyes"; "his eyes were shut against the sunlight")

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