verb (used without object), glared, glar·ing.
verb (used with object), glared, glar·ing.
Origin of glare1
Definition for glare (2 of 2)
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Examples from the Web for glare
One proof of that is in the Muslims who now come and go from the ground zero mosque without receiving so much as a glare.
Due to the glare of the sun I was unable to tell if the persons were male or female.The Teen Love Letters that Led to a Tragic Murder-Suicide in Florida|Michael Daly|March 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Now stare at the bright screen for a few minutes, giving your open eye plenty of time to adjust to the glare.
In 2009 he published a series of photographs with captions from his life, Snapshots in History's Glare.
Some people stared in curiosity, some in amazement, and others in judgment, so it was interesting to get that glare.Jared Leto on His Brilliant Performance as a Transsexual in ‘Dallas Buyers Club’|Marlow Stern|September 10, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The glare of the torches was reflected on the barrels, casting evil gleams.The Companions of Jehu|Alexandre Dumas, pre
And the next moment I was standing on the sun-baked sidewalk, blinking my eyes against the glare, and breathing in deep gulps.The Professor's Mystery|Wells Hastings
All else is uncut sun-cured hay, and its pale uniform buff colour is soft, and an improvement on the glare of bare gravel.Journeys in Persia and Kurdistan, Volume II (of 2)|Isabella L. Bird
It was strangely lit up with the glare of the torches of some workmen who were evidently busy upon it.Kilgorman|Talbot Baines Reed
Once out of the glare of light cast by the burning of the hotel, Tom Reade pointed down a dark side street.The Young Engineers in Arizona|H. Irving Hancock
British Dictionary definitions for glare (1 of 2)
Word Origin for glare
British Dictionary definitions for glare (2 of 2)
Word Origin for glare
Word Origin and History for glare
late 13c., "shine brightly," from or related to Middle Dutch, Middle Low German glaren "to gleam," related by rhoticization to glas (see glass). Sense of "stare fiercely" is from late 14c. The noun is c.1400 in sense "bright light;" 1660s in sense of "fierce look." Old English glær (n.) meant "amber." Related: Glared; glaring.