asquint

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Adjective[edit]

asquint (not comparable)

  1. Looking sideways, as though warily.
    Eyes asquint, he saw she was driving much too fast.

Adverb[edit]

asquint (not comparable)

  1. In a manner with narrowed eyes.
    • 1832Edgar Allan Poe, Loss of Breath
      It is not to be supposed, however, that in the delivery of such passages I was found at all deficient in the looking asquint—the showing my teeth—the working my knees—the shuffling my feet—or in any of those unmentionable graces which are now justly considered the characteristics of a popular performe