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Origin of peer1
Words nearby peer
Definition for peer (2 of 2)
verb (used without object)
Origin of peer2
synonym study for peer
OTHER WORDS FROM peerpeer·ing·ly, adverb
Example sentences from the Web for peer
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
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
As I waited to speak to Manning, a cleaning woman poked her head out from one of the adjacent rooms to peer at me.
In fact, this leader is roughly a peer of those once-influential figures.Meet The Democrats’ Secret Savior Against Cuomo Corporatism|James Poulos|September 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Detectives are then ranked by past performance and peer reviews, gaining or losing influence with each case.Strangers Diagnose Your Illness and Get Cash in Return|Kevin Zawacki|August 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Stevens lowered his voice, and stopped to peer again about the bush.The Hunted Woman|James Oliver Curwood
One man went to peer down from the place to which the girl had pointed.Out of the Depths|Robert Ames Bennet
They gather round the spot where the tin stood and peer into the ground, as though some sprite had bewitched it into the earth.Sidelights on Chinese Life|J. Macgowan
"I think he must be going to turn radical," said the Warwickshire peer.Sybil|Benjamin Disraeli
There he stopped to peer into the room through the half-closed door.A Son of the City|Herman Gastrell Seely
British Dictionary definitions for peer (1 of 2)
- a person who is an equal in social standing, rank, age, etc
- (as modifier)peer pressure