askance

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Englisch - Englisch
Turned to the side, especially of the eyes

My first thought was, he lied in every word,That hoary cripple, with malicious eyeAskance to watch the working of his lie.

Sideways; obliquely

the head-stones in the grave-yard beneath seemed to be holding themselves askance to keep it out of their faces.

With disapproval, skepticism, or suspicion

The scandal of opposition died down, and the stone-carver himself, though the town-folk continued to eye him askance, was able to secure other work through the favor of discriminating patrons.

with a side or indirect glance or meaning
{a} sideways, obliquely
If you look askance atsomeone, you look at them in a doubtful or suspicious way. look askance (at sb/sth) if you look askance at something, you do not approve of it or think it is good (Perhaps from a scancio )
With disapproval, skepticism, or disdain
To turn aside
with a side or oblique glance; "did not quite turn all the way back but looked askance at me with her dark eyes"
(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"
with suspicion or disapproval; "he looked askance at the offer
Sideways; obliquely; with a side glance; with disdain, envy, or suspicion
with suspicion or disapproval; "he looked askance at the offer"
If you look askance at someone or something, you have a doubtful or suspicious attitude towards them. They have always looked askance at the western notion of democracy
distrustfully; with a sideways glance
look askance at
look suspiciously, look with distrust
askance
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