with a squint; out of the corner of the eye
Origin of asquintMiddle English on skwyn (see askance): influenced, influence by squint
With a sidelong glance.
Origin of asquintMiddle English : a-, on; see a–2 + -squint; akin to skwyn (in of skwyn, obliquely).
- Looking sideways, as though warily.
- Eyes asquint, he saw she was driving much too fast.