stare at (someone)

phrasal verb
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of stare at (someone)

: to look steadily at (someone)
  • We just sat and stared at each other.
often used figuratively for something that should be apparent
  • The solution was staring right at me but I didn't see it.

Word by Word Definitions

stare play
  1. : to look fixedly often with wide-open eyes

  2. : to show oneself conspicuously

  3. : to stand on end : bristle

  1. : the act or an instance of staring

someone play
  1. : some person : somebody


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