Definition for dere (2 of 2)
adjective, dear·er, dear·est. Archaic.
Origin of dear2
Examples from the Web for dere
But dere were some unlucky tings in our Court which made my position difficult.Love affairs of the Courts of Europe|Thornton Hall
I tumble all about de hut, but no Jack dere; I try de door—all fast.The Cruise of the Midge (Vol. I of 2)|Michael Scott
You think you gwine be free, but you ain' gwine be free long as dere an ash in Ashpole Swamp.'Slave Narratives Vol. XIV. South Carolina, Part 2|Works Projects Administration
Us have so many chillen us have to keep a map to account for all dem, dere was 19 in all.
It just like dis, dere ain' nothin gwine shine dat floor en make it smell like I want it to, but soap en water.
British Dictionary definitions for dere
- highly priced
- charging high prices
Derived Formsdearness, noun
Word Origin for dear
Idioms and Phrases with dere
In addition to the idiom beginning with dear
- dear me
- for dear life
- nearest and dearest