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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - (used especially of glances) directed to one side with or as if with doubt or suspicion or envy

Usage examples (38)
  • The beggar asked for change, but the haughty woman only looked at him askance.
  • Did not quite turn all the way back but looked askance at me with her dark eyes
  • He looked askance at the offer
  • Her eyes with their misted askance look for more
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