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askance

Saltos de línea: askance
Pronunciación: /əˈskans
 
, əˈskɑːns
 
/
(also askant /-ˈskant, -ˈskɑːnt/)

Definición de askance en inglés:

adverbio

With an attitude or look of suspicion or disapproval: the reformers looked askance at the mystical tradition a waiter looked askance at his jeans
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Bonachela knows that there are people in contemporary dance who look askance at his commercial work.
  • Canadians might look askance at this, given their jaundiced attitude towards many things American.
  • If people with suspiciously orange tans are to be looked at askance, so, too, are suspiciously orange fish.
Sinónimos
suspiciously, with suspicion, sceptically, with misgivings, cynically, mistrustfully, distrustfully, with distrust, doubtfully, dubiously, with doubt;
disapprovingly, with disapproval, with disfavour, contemptuously, scornfully, disdainfully;
disapprove of, frown on, be hostile towards

Origen

late 15th century: of unknown origin.

Words that rhyme with askance

bromance, expanse, finance, Hans, Hanse, manse, nance, Penzance, Romance

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