fleer


1fleer

verb \ˈflir\

Definition of FLEER

intransitive verb
:  to laugh or grimace in a coarse derisive manner :  sneer
fleer·ing·ly \-iŋ-lē\ adverb

Origin of FLEER

Middle English fleryen, of Scandinavian origin; akin to Norwegian flire to giggle
First Known Use: 15th century

2fleer

noun

Definition of FLEER

:  a word or look of derision or mockery

First Known Use of FLEER

1604

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