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What does "Askance" mean?

Definition

(adv.) Alt. of Askant (v. t.) To turn aside


Synonyms squint, indirect, sidelong, askant, asquint, squinty, squint-eyed


Example: "Her eyes with their misted askance look- Elizabeth Bowen" Example: "Did not quite turn all the way back but looked askance at me with her dark eyes" Example: "He looked askance at the offer"