verb (used without object)
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Origin of leer1
OTHER WORDS FROM leerleer·ing·ly, adverb
Definition for leer (2 of 2)
adjective British Dialect.
Origin of leer2
Example sentences from the Web for leer
As she walked through the camp streets, she turned away lurid leers with a troubled glance.
Heim had met von Leers a few times, but it was not an acquaintance he had any interest in deepening.
Omar Amin was not an Egyptian but rather a convert to Islam once known as Johann von Leers.
There were squints, and leers, and some dull, ox-like stares from those who were too dull or too weary to converse.Sister Carrie|Theodore Dreiser
But Rostafinski is certain Leers had A. punicea in mind, and that other early names are equally ill-applied.The North American Slime-Moulds|Thomas H. (Thomas Huston) MacBride
I have seen the original letter of the bookseller Leers, where he describes the death of our philosopher.Curiosities of Literature, Vol. 1 (of 3)|Isaac D'Israeli
She grew to fear Davy's ugly leers more than the brutal words of the others.The Daughter of Anderson Crow|George Barr McCutcheon
(He laughs again and leers with lacklustre eye) Thanks be to God we have it in the house, what, eh, do you follow me?Ulysses|James Joyce