At the dinner, Lowe and Spade stare in disbelief as Farley devours two gigantic porterhouse steaks.
Almost no one comes to ride the airboats or stare at the leathery monsters in the gator pit.
In New York, people either ignore each other politely, or stare lecherously.
Then he's quiet, while I, nonplussed, just stare until he adds, “The camera must never move.”
As we go, Tiffany and Jill stare dejectedly out the windows.
The actor should not stare straight into the faces of the audience, but look between them.
All he could do was to stare into the muzzle of that weapon.
She gave him the letter, and a fee that made him stare, and was gone.
I left him to stare, and to be stared at by the idlers on shore, and went into the house.
Spare us the so-called friends who come and gape and stare and go!
Old English starian "to look fixedly at," from Proto-Germanic *star- "be rigid" (cf. Old Norse stara, Middle Low German and Middle Dutch staren, Old High German staren, German starren "to stare at;" German starren "to stiffen," starr "stiff;" Old Norse storr "proud;" Old High German storren "to stand out, project;" Gothic andstaurran "to be obstinate"), from PIE root *ster- "strong, firm, stiff, rigid" (cf. Lithuanian storas "thick," stregti "to become frozen;" Sanskrit sthirah "hard, firm;" Persian suturg "strong;" Old Church Slavonic staru "old;" cf. sterile and torpor). Not originally implying rudeness. Related: Stared; staring.
"starling," from Old English (see starling).