squinty

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj squinty (used especially of glances) directed to one side with or as if with doubt or suspicion or envy "her eyes with their misted askance look"- Elizabeth Bowen","sidelong glances"
    • adj squinty characterized by squinting "he looked with squinty eyes"
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Usage

In literature:

He had red hair and squinty eyes, and was as mean in character as he was in looks.
"Tom Swift and his Submarine Boat" by Victor Appleton
That squinty one is delicate.
"Ulysses" by James Joyce
Squinty had not seen him do this, but Squinty thought he could find the nuts just the same.
"Squinty the Comical Pig" by Richard Barnum
I'm running away myself," said Squinty, "and I was hungry too, but I found some acorns to eat.
"Mappo, the Merry Monkey" by Richard Barnum
Mappo liked Squinty, the pig, very much, for Squinty was a nice little chap.
"Tum Tum, the Jolly Elephant" by Richard Barnum
You can cache your dude duds in the Emporium general store over yonder next to Squinty Quinn's saloon, an' then we're off for the hills.
"The Black Wolf Pack" by Dan Beard
You, Bill Smith, and you, squinty Brown, can do as you like.
"Midnight Webs" by George Manville Fenn
Mike flashed a torch on him for a minute; there was a very uncomfortable look in his little squinty eyes.
"Beaumaroy Home from the Wars" by Anthony Hope
Riley, the man on the lookout, was true to his trust, and no object in the hazy horizon would escape the vigilance of his squinty left eye.
"The Flying Bo'sun" by Arthur Mason
The abused little squinty-eyed tattle-tale!
"Dorothy Dale's Great Secret" by Margaret Penrose
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In news:

Conditions at Augusta, Bush Field, GA. Peter Falk, the stage and movie actor who became identified as the squinty, rumpled detective in " Columbo " has died.
She forced him to look deeply into her "squinty pig eyes," according to him.
So Minority Report came out in 2002 and everybody got stoked on how Tom Cruise was controlling that computer with nothing but exaggerated hand gestures and that squinty brow of his.
Peter Falk, the stage and movie actor who became identified as the squinty, rumpled detective in "columbo" has died.
Conditions at Augusta, Bush Field, GA. Peter Falk, the stage and movie actor who became identified as the squinty, rumpled detective in "Columbo" has died.
The duck 's head was bowed, balance off and eyes "a little squinty," Hand said.
Peter Falk , the stage and movie actor who became identified as the squinty, rumpled detective in "columbo" has died.
Conditions at Augusta, Bush Field, GA. Peter Falk , the stage and movie actor who became identified as the squinty, rumpled detective in "Columbo" has died.
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