Dictionary.com
definitions
  • synonyms

Peary

[peer-ee]
noun
  1. Robert Edwin,1856–1920, U.S. admiral and arctic explorer.
Show More
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Examples from the Web for peary

Historical Examples

  • You've got to help me on my one chance of bringing the Peary's men out alive!

    Under Arctic Ice

    H.G. Winter

  • He, hunting for the Peary, when all those planes and men had failed!

    Under Arctic Ice

    H.G. Winter

  • Beautiful with a wild yet scientific beauty was the Peary, but she was not free.

    Under Arctic Ice

    H.G. Winter

  • Chanley Beddoes had slain one of them; if only the Peary's crew had not killed more!

    Under Arctic Ice

    H.G. Winter

  • These seal-creatures, strange seed of the Arctic ice, had trapped the Peary all too well.

    Under Arctic Ice

    H.G. Winter


British Dictionary definitions for peary

Peary

noun
  1. Robert Edwin. 1856–1920, US arctic explorer, generally regarded as the first man to reach the North Pole (1909)
Show More
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012