squint at

squint at someone or something

to look at someone or something with the eyes partly closed. (When squinting, the eyes are partly closed by pressing the upper and lower eyelids toward one another.) Why are you squinting at me? I had to squint at the small print in order to read it.
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References in classic literature ?
Well, anyway, at the end of the half-hour down she came again and took a good squint at me.
We are in a banker's-parcel case just at present, and I have been down the road taking as squint at the scene of action, and thereupon must have a word or two with our client.
And I detected him taking a hasty squint at my certificate just before, because clearly till he did so he was not sure of my christian name.
If old Ishmael gets a squint at that highway through the brush," cried Paul, casting, as he left the place, a hasty glance at the broad trail the party had made through the thicket, "he'll need no finger- board to tell him which way his road lies.
You too, Potapitch, are always to come with me, and YOU, Alexis Ivanovitch, are to point out to me this Baron as we go along, in order that I may get a squint at the precious 'Von.
For Dr Barnard, while there is potential for its use in other conditions, the impact the Eye Check could have on catching squint at a young age remains a priority.
Many youngsters said they would hide their glasses because they were embarrassed about them (26 per cent) and one in six (16 per cent) preferred to squint at the whiteboard rather than wear their specs in class.
4 Don't squint at a computer screen for hours on end - Botox doctors dub those frown lines between your eyebrows and squint lines around your eyes 'Computer Face'
YOU DON'T have to squint at your palm-sized Game Boy anymore now that a new attachment allows the tiny entertainment toy's more than 1,300 titles to leap onto a bigger screen.
But after a quick squint at Irene, Chloe and Judy, worrying about wrinkles isn't going to be high on their list of priorities just yet.
Diners in Da Luciano''s Glasshouse have, on the occasions that the sun actualy shines, been forced to squint at each other in the dining area thanks to the walls being made of pounds 500,000 worth of four inch thick glass.
1 recruiting class last season and another one being assembled as we speak, Dick needs to take his head out of the sand and squint at the reality of the bright future which is UCLA football.