With disapproval, skepticism, or suspicion. (adverb)
Sideways; obliquely. (adverb)
Turned to the side, especially of the eyes. (adjective)
Examples of word askance
Compared to these inducements, the fact that people would look upon her askance was a very insignificant consideration.
Let me get a-- let me get a break and get Senator Warner to comment, because I noticed he -- he looked kind of askance at some of the things you were saying.
He pays Â£15 for a haircut and shave at the local barbers, looks askance at anything with a label that doesn't have Oxfam attached to it and, when asked where he got his jacket from, is proud to say "it was my grandfather's."
He quickly looked away, and then looked back again, as though that brief, askance glance had â€œcleared it.â€
Arsenio looks askance at his own Wikipedia article.