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?
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    • 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.

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Sanfermines (The festival of San Fermín) is from 6th-14th July and el encierro (the 'running of the bulls'), takes place in Pamplona in northern Spain. The animals are released into the barricaded streets and people run in front of them, in honor of the town´s patron saint, San Fermín, who was put to death by being dragged by bulls.

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
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    • 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
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    • Children with lazy eye may squint, look cross-eyed, or tilt their head to see things.

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Word of the day precioso
adj
beautiful …
Cultural fact of the day

Sanfermines (The festival of San Fermín) is from 6th-14th July and el encierro (the 'running of the bulls'), takes place in Pamplona in northern Spain. The animals are released into the barricaded streets and people run in front of them, in honor of the town´s patron saint, San Fermín, who was put to death by being dragged by bulls.