verb (used without object)
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Origin of leer1
OTHER WORDS FROM leerleer·ing·ly, adverb
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Definition for leer (2 of 4)
adjective British Dialect.
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Example sentences from the Web for leer
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.
This with a leer that might have been of triumph or the mere whetting of gossip eagerness—I could not tell.The Master of Appleby|Francis Lynde
I remained silent, hoping my unwelcome visitor would depart, but instead he began now to leer and smirk at me ingratiatingly.A Maid of the Kentucky Hills|Edwin Carlile Litsey
In the blank shifting of faces he saw nothing but the leer and the scorn of the mocking world.Max Fargus|Owen Johnson