Word of the Day – May 13 – Askance

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Dee Dee - Word of the Day

Dee Dee – Word of the Day

Adverb: Askance  (uh-SKANSS)

Definition:

1. With a side-glance: obliquely.

2. With disapproval or distrust: scornfully.

Sample sentence: Rebecca’s children looked askance at her when she suggested they turn off their electronic devices and go play outside in the nice weather.

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