WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2015
a•skance /əˈskæns/USA pronunciation adv. 
  1. with a side glance;
    sidewise.
  2. [look + ~ + at/on] with disapproval or doubt:My friends looked askance at my scheme.


Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::

askance /əˈskæns/, askant /əˈskænt/ adv
  1. with an oblique glance
  2. with doubt or mistrust
Etymology: 16th Century: of unknown origin



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