March 04, 2018
Learner's Word of the Day
squint /ˈskwɪnt/ verb
squint
/ˈskwɪnt/
verb

squints; squinted; squinting

The woman is squinting at the screen.
The woman is squinting at the screen.
Learner's definition of SQUINT

1 [no object] : to look at something with your eyes partly closed

  • She had to squint to read the small print.

  • They were squinting into the sun. [=looking toward the sun with their eyes partly closed]

  • He squinted through the haze of smoke.

2 [+ object] : to cause (your eyes) to partly close

  • I had to squint my eyes to focus on the tiny letters.

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