There are 2 translations of squint in Spanish:

squint1

Pronunciation: /skwɪnt/

n

  • (condition) bizquera (f), estrabismo (m) to have a slight squint ser* un poco bizco, tener* un poco de estrabismo to have o take a squint at sth [colloquial/familiar] echarle una miradita a algo [familiar/colloquial] let's have a squint ¿a ver?
    More example sentences
    • It is usually caused by a squint in one eye, which means the eyes look in different directions.
    • If corrective spectacles are not worn this convergent squint may become permanent.
    • Strabismic amblyopia usually presents with a visible squint, but refractive amblyopia or a small angle strabismus may not be detected until it is too late for treatment to be effective.

More definitions of squint

Definition of squint in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day aglomeración
f
se produjo una aglomeración en torno a la estrella = a crowd gathered around the star …
Cultural fact of the day

La movida madrileña is an expression referring to the Madrid social and cultural scene of the late 1970s and early 1980s, and the people involved in it. It was a youth phenomenon based around night spots in the city, such as the now defunct club Rock-Ola. One of the leading lights of the movida was the movie director Pedro Almodóvar.

There are 2 translations of squint in Spanish:

squint2

vi

  • 1.1 (attempting to see) entrecerrar* los ojos he squinted down the barrel of the gun miró por el cañón de la escopeta entrecerrando los ojos to squint at sth/sb mirar algo/a algn entrecerrando los ojos
    More example sentences
    • I heard a humming and the dozen fluorescent lights started to flicker on and I blinked, squinting at the bright light.
    • Shading my eyes from the glare of the sun, I squinted to see more clearly.
    • Though smiling, he was squinting hard in the strong light and looked distinctly uncomfortable.
    1.2 (be cross-eyed) bizquear, torcer* la vista he has a tendency to squint tiene tendencia a bizquear or a torcer la vista
    More example sentences
    • Children with lazy eye may squint, look cross-eyed, or tilt their head to see things.

More definitions of squint

Definition of squint in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day aglomeración
f
se produjo una aglomeración en torno a la estrella = a crowd gathered around the star …
Cultural fact of the day

La movida madrileña is an expression referring to the Madrid social and cultural scene of the late 1970s and early 1980s, and the people involved in it. It was a youth phenomenon based around night spots in the city, such as the now defunct club Rock-Ola. One of the leading lights of the movida was the movie director Pedro Almodóvar.