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Askant Explained

Askant at English => English (Websters 1913) Of Explained:

Askance \A*skance"\, Askant \A*skant"\, adv. [Cf. D. schuin,
schuins, sideways, schuiven to shove, schuinte slope. Cf.
Sideways; obliquely; with a side glance; with disdain, envy,
or suspicion.

They dart away; they wheel askance. --Beattie.

My palfrey eyed them askance. --Landor.

Both . . . were viewed askance by authority.

askant at English => English (WordNet) Of Explained:

adj : (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" [syn: {askance}, {asquint}, {squint}, {squint-eyed},
{squinty}, {sidelong}]

askant at English (WD) Of Explained:



Inter: en-ad » j
  • Inter: date » d Aslant, or sloping.
    1. Inter: quote-book » year=1901|author=Elizabeth Stoddard|title=The Morgesons|chapter=|edition=|url=

    |passage=While appearing to listen to Adelaide, her eyes wandered over me with speculation askant in them.


    Inter: en-ad » v
  • Inter: date » d Aslant, or askance, or sideways
    1. Inter: quote-book » year=1917|author=Eugene Manlove Rhodes|title=Copper Streak Trail|chapter=|edition=|url=

    |passage=He folded the bill lovingly and tucked it away; but he flipped the coin from his thumb, spinning in the sun, caught it as it fell, and glanced askant at old Pete.
    Translation: et » askant
    Translation: ko » askant
    Translation: vi » askant