Sentence for askance | Use askance in a sentence

Sentences using the word askance. The sentences below are ordered by length from shorter and easier to longer and more complex. They use askance in a sentence, providing visitors a sentence for askance.

  • He watched her askance. (8)
  • Felix admired him askance. (8)
  • Lord Valleys looked at her askance. (8)
  • The old butler looked round askance. (8)
  • Swithin looked at them askance, and followed. (8)
  • The maid looked askance, and June turned on her imperiously. (8)
  • By the open gate the farmer stood eying his new material askance. (8)
  • He would stand no nonsense, would not have her looked on askance. (8)
  • And, withdrawing sullenly into his corner, he watched her askance. (8)
  • He put on a furtive look, and glanced once or twice at her askance. (9)
  • At first the latter eyed her askance, but she soon won her affection. (5)
  • Bob and Thirza Pierson, meeting in their own room, looked at each other askance. (8)
  • He squared his shoulders, cleared his throat, and looked askance at Mr. Dennant. (8)
  • Shelton laughed spasmodically; again he glanced askance at his future father-in-law. (8)
  • They went, eyeing each other askance, unsteady, and unflinching; they climbed the garden railings. (8)
  • I looked askance at Mr. Molton; but, with his knee crooked round a young ewe, he was shearing calmly. (8)
  • Thyme, watching him askance, pressed still closer to his side, as though to try and warm him back to every day. (8)
  • Going in under the trellis, Fiorsen passed a man coming out, who held in his hand a long envelope and eyed him askance. (8)
  • Miss Galbraith looks askance at him, to make out whether he is in earnest or not; he continues, with a perfectly serious air. (9)
  • They walked along together, Mr. Purcey watching his new friend askance, and directing the march to where he had ordered his chauffeur to await him. (8)
  • Cecilia, leaning back in her padded corner, glanced askance at Mr. Purcey leaning back in his; an unholy, astonished little smile played on her lips. (8)

Also see sentences for: ad, askant, awry, obliquely, sideways, sidewise.

Definition of askance:

  • askance, a-skans’, askant, a-skant’, adv. sideways: awry: obliquely: with a side glance, or with a side meaning. | v.t. (_shak._) to turn aside. | to eye, look, or view askance, to look at with suspicion. (0)

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