verb (used without object)
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Origin of leer1
OTHER WORDS FROM leerleer·ing·ly, adverb
Words nearby leer
Definition for leer (2 of 2)
adjective British Dialect.
Origin of leer2
Example sentences from the Web for leer
He told me he’d become painfully aware of “his leer” on Zoom meetings, so he did his best to smile and not talk with his mouth full — awkward on any date, but even more off-putting over video chat.Date Lab: Mariah Carey. Alligators. Urology. Is this any way to start a romance?|Damona Hoffman|January 21, 2021|Washington Post
He is like you would imagine a young hipster Clark Gable would be and he's got a leer on him that won't quit.
"It is magnificent to be such a willing—" added Schliemann, sidling up to him with a dreadful leer on his face.Three More John Silence Stories|Algernon Blackwood
The captain closed one eye, and a leer of subtle cunning overspread his face.St. Martin's Summer|Rafael Sabatini
Yezid grinned more savagely than ever; and Mary closed her eyes that she might not see his leer.God Wills It!|William Stearns Davis
And by the door stood Billy, watching them all like an evil spirit, with a leer of saturnine malice on his evil face.Eric, or Little by Little|Frederic W. Farrar
"A girl with that beautiful face and form need never starve," returned the old miser, with a significant leer.They Looked and Loved|Mrs. Alex McVeigh Miller