askance

All Noun Adverb
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  • Why should they make it possible for any one to look askance? Cited from The Hollow of Her Hand, George Barr McCutcheon
  • Were you to ride out, every man you pass would look askance at you. Cited from No Surrender!, by G. A. Henty
  • The boy looked at him askance, as if he knew something was wrong. Cited from A Texas Ranger, by William MacLeod Raine
  • Some of the people looked askance at the knight whose name no one knew. Cited from Hero Tales and Legends of the Rhine, by Lewis Spence
  • One experiment we tried in a field then very novel and looked upon askance. Cited from The Last Leaf, by James Kendall Hosmer
  • This person regarded him askance and heard him speak with a start. Cited from The War in the Air by H.G. Wells
  • Now, save among the better class, men look askance at me. Cited from The Cornet of Horse, by G. A. Henty
  • Both looked a little askance at each other and passed on. Cited from Dame Care, by Hermann Sudermann
  • They do not look askance at the green earth at all. Cited from Among Famous Books, by John Kelman
  • The few who knew him looked at one another askance. Cited from The Gringos, by B. M. Bower
  • He looked at me so askance that I made an opportunity of talking to him. Cited from The Mountains, by Stewart Edward White
  • She looked askance at his face, once, and a second time. Cited from Mother, by Maxim Gorky
  • If the people look at me askance, I can't expect any better. Cited from Heidi, by Johanna Spyri
  • She had not made friends with any; so they still eyed her askance. Cited from The Ragged Edge, by Harold MacGrath
  • And the conversation then broke down, and the brothers looked askance at one another in silence. Cited from Tales and Fantasies by Robert Louis Stevenson
  • They crowded away from the two well-dressed high-school girls, looking at them askance. Cited from The Old Lumberman's Secret, by Annie Roe Carr
  • The soldiers looked askance at him with surprise and even alarm as they went past him. Cited from War and Peace, by by Leo Tolstoy/Tolstoi
  • Buddha looked on askance while she read it, all night long and well into the morning. Cited from A Daughter of To-Day, by Sara Jeannette Duncan (AKA Mrs. Everard Cotes)
  • That is why the Flying U boys looked at him askance as they passed him by. Cited from The Happy Family, by Bertha Muzzy Bower
  • He seemed afraid of his own house, askance at his own furniture. Cited from Henry Brocken, by Walter J. de la Mare
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Meaning of askance

  • adverb With suspicion or disapproval
    he looked askance at the offer
  • adverb With a side or oblique glance
    did not quite turn all the way back but looked askance at me with her dark eyes