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General dictionaries General (26 matching dictionaries)
  1. askance: Oxford Dictionaries [home, info]
  2. askance: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  3. askance: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  4. askance: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  5. askance: Macmillan Dictionary [home, info]
  6. askance: Merriam-Webster's Online Dictionary, 11th Edition [home, info]
  7. askance: Wordnik [home, info]
  8. askance: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  9. Askance: Wiktionary [home, info]
  10. askance: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  11. askance: V2 Vocabulary Building Dictionary [home, info]
  12. askance: The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus [home, info]
  13. askance: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  14. Askance, askance: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  15. askance: Online Etymology Dictionary [home, info]
  16. askance: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  17. Askance: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  18. askance: Webster's Revised Unabridged, 1913 Edition [home, info]
  19. askance: Rhymezone [home, info]
  20. Askance: AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  21. askance: Webster's 1828 Dictionary [home, info]
  22. askance: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  23. askance: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  24. askance: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  25. askance: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  26. askance: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]

Computing dictionaries Computing (1 matching dictionary)
  1. askance: Encyclopedia [home, info]

Miscellaneous dictionaries Miscellaneous (1 matching dictionary)
  1. askance: Idioms [home, info]

Slang dictionaries Slang (1 matching dictionary)
  1. askance: Urban Dictionary [home, info]


Quick definitions from WordNet (askance)

adjective:  (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")
adverb:  with a side or oblique glance ("Did not quite turn all the way back but looked askance at me with her dark eyes")
adverb:  with suspicion or disapproval ("He looked askance at the offer")

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Words similar to askance:   askant, asquint, sidelong, squint, squint-eyed, squinty, obliquely, sideways, skeptically, more...


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