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  1. (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”
    • Synonyms
      • askant
      • asquint
      • squint
      • squint-eyed
      • squinty
      • sidelong
    • Similar to
      • indirect


  1. with suspicion or disapproval; “he looked askance at the offer”
  2. with a side or oblique glance; “did not quite turn all the way back but looked askance at me with her dark eyes”


1. she looked askance at her neighbour

Similar Words: obliquely sideways indirectly out of the corner of one's eye

  1. they look askance at almost anything foreign

Similar Words: suspiciously with suspicion sceptically with misgivings cynically mistrustfully distrustfully with distrust doubtfully dubiously with doubt disapprovingly with disapproval with disfavour contemptuously scornfully disdainfully suspect mistrust distrust disapprove of frown on be hostile towards

Opposites: welcomingly approvingly