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leary

[leer-ee]
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adjective
  1. leery1.
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Examples from the Web for leary

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  • She felt that she could only wait where she was, until some word came from Leary.

    The Film of Fear

    Arnold Fredericks

  • "There's the place, sir," Leary exclaimed, as they drew up to the corner.

    The Film of Fear

    Arnold Fredericks

  • Leary touched his cap, and in a few moments they were speeding up the Avenue.

    The Film of Fear

    Arnold Fredericks

  • Grace followed her without a moment's hesitation, ordering Leary to wait.

    The Film of Fear

    Arnold Fredericks

  • At about seven o'clock Leary was sent out to fetch some breakfast.

    The Film of Fear

    Arnold Fredericks


British Dictionary definitions for leary

leary

adjective learier or leariest
  1. Southwest English dialect empty
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