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Slanted or squinty?

Some ppl have small eyes, why ppl call them slanted?...i think they're more squinty than they are slanted. but i am wondering why people mean squinty when they say slanted.

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    Who knows why some people do things.. heh heh heh.,,,, It's not the size, but the shape: "Slanted" refers to a diagonal line (ie: neither horizontal nor vertical). "Squinty" refers to the appearance that the eyes are half closed.

    I would say that, unless one is describing a fictional character in a novel, or providing a description to the police, cool people tend to focus on aspects of people's personality other than their physical appearance.

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