Definition of squint-eyed in English:

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squint-eyed

Pronunciation: /ˈskwin(t)ˌīd/

adjective

derogatory
1(Of a person) having a squint.
Example sentences
  • With squint-eyed innocence and un-metered awkwardness, Stewart delivers an unexpected hit performance that would later land him additional appearances in commercials and voice-over roles.
  • That bony, squint-eyed, curly-haired little sneak, attractive?
  • I marched up to the porch, where a squint-eyed man asked, from around the cigar he was roughly smoking, if there was something he could help me with.
2 archaic Spiteful.

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Syllabification: squint-eyed

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