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1leer

verb \ˈlir\

: to look at someone in an evil or unpleasantly sexual way

Full Definition of LEER

intransitive verb
:  to cast a sidelong glance; especially :  to give a leer
leer·ing·ly \-iŋ-lē\ adverb
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Examples of LEER

  1. She complained that some disgusting man was leering at her.
  2. He gave her a leering look.

Origin of LEER

probably from obsolete leer cheek
First Known Use: 1530

2leer

noun

Definition of LEER

:  a lascivious, knowing, or wanton look

First Known Use of LEER

1598
LEHR Defined for Kids

1leer

verb \ˈlir\
leeredleer·ing

Definition of LEER for Kids

:  to look with an unpleasant, mean, or eager glance

2leer

noun

Definition of LEER for Kids

:  an unpleasant, mean, or eager glance

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