Origin of peer1
synonym study for peer
OTHER WORDS FROM peerpeer·ing·ly, adverb
Words nearby peer
Other definitions for peer (2 of 2)
Origin of peer2
How to use peer in a sentence
While I was busy scoffing at duck-faced selfies, my peers were busy figuring out how to change the world.
In fact, India—far more than its peers—is now getting the worst of both worlds.India tried to tame COVID-19 by sacrificing its economy. It got the worst of both worlds instead|Grady McGregor|September 1, 2020|Fortune
Scientists want to peer into the gassy atmosphere of Jupiter, or explore the cold surface of Pluto.
One way we can reject this oppressive mindset is by raising it with our peers.3 ways to make sure corporate diversity and inclusion efforts have a lasting impact|matthewheimer|August 31, 2020|Fortune
Jackson won the fiver and a career that drew on a realpolitik only hinted at by her more successful peers Gladys Knight and Aretha Franklin.The Mother of WAP? The Indisputable Ms. Millie Jackson|Eugene Robinson|August 30, 2020|Ozy
His explanation only diminishes the irresistible excitement we feel while watching Tony Perkins peer at Janet Leigh in her shower.Alfred Hitchcock’s Fade to Black: The Great Director’s Final Days|David Freeman|December 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Peer-to-peer car rental RelayRides offers vehicles conveniently parked in airport lots.
Over 900 peer-reviewed scientific articles have adduced evidence that anthropogenic climate change is real.
At the summit, Xi had been front and center, seemingly without peer.Obama and Xi Jinping Say They’ll Work Together to Save Environment|Ben Leung|November 12, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Notice how he says it is Gore who rejects “openness” and “peer review.”If You Think D.C. Is Awful Now, Wait Until Wednesday|Jonathan Alter|November 4, 2014|DAILY BEAST
To quote Mrs. Kaye, 'A Liberal peer is as useful as a fifth wheel to a coach, and as ornamental as whitewash.'Ancestors|Gertrude Atherton
The military court appointed to try him declared itself unable to try a peer of France.Napoleon's Marshals|R. P. Dunn-Pattison
In this gingerly way did the deputies lift the curtain and peer down the road to revolution.The Eve of the Revolution|Carl Becker
It goes no further than the denunciation of the peer, and the raising of a subscription (generally inadequate) for the sufferers.
There must be something wrong with a social system which permits one idle peer to ruin hundreds of industrious producers.
British Dictionary definitions for peer (1 of 2)
- a person who is an equal in social standing, rank, age, etc
- (as modifier)peer pressure