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peer

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of peer

  1. 1 a man of high birth or social position claims to be related to an English peer Synonyms of peer grandee, lord, milord, nobleman, gentlemanWords Related to peer country gentleman, squire; cavalier, chevalier, knight; don, hidalgo, nabob, nawab, seigneur, seignior, sheikh (or sheik); baron, baronet, count, duke, earl, esquire, marchese, margrave, marquess (or marquis), master, prince, princelet, princeling, raja, viscount; lordship, sire [archaic]Near Antonyms of peer boor, churl, cottar (or cotter), fellah, peasant, peon; commoner, pleb, plebeian; proletarian; toiler

  2. 2 one that is equal to another in status, achievement, or value a jury of one's peers Synonyms of peer coequal, compeer, coordinate, counterpart, equivalent, fellow, like, match, parallel, equal, rivalWords Related to peer analogue (or analog); double, half, mate, twin; associate, colleague, companion, copartner, partner; competitor


peer

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of peer

  1. to look long and hard in wonder or surprise visitors seem mesmerized as they peer at the variety of marine life in the aquarium's huge tank Synonyms of peer blink, gawk, gawp [chiefly British], gaze, goggle, gape, rubberneck, stareWords Related to peer glare, gloat, glower; consider, eye, fixate, observe, regard, watch; leer, ogle; peruse, pore (over), study; outface, outstare, stare downNear Antonyms of peer glance, glimpse, peek, peep; browse, dip (into), scan; wink (at)



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