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Origin of peer1
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
They peered out into the gloom from Battery Park and could not make out her form.128 Years Old and Still a Looker: Happy Birthday to Lady Liberty|Elizabeth Mitchell|October 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Yambuku Breman peered out at the huge Congo River system as the flight took off.
With eyes starting from my head I peered into the darkness, but when he came into the room I did not see him.Read ‘The King in Yellow,’ the ‘True Detective’ Reference That’s the Key to the Show|Robert W. Chambers|February 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Yet the Times still overlooked allegations whose seriousness it would have recognized had it peered closer.
For decades after the end of that war, Democrats peered nervously over their shoulders at a public that considered them soft.
In the course of a quarter of an hour there was a deep yawning hole in the sand, into which Dick peered with intense anxiety.The Dog Crusoe and his Master|R.M. Ballantyne
The heavy teak portal gave way beneath the Cimmerian's assault, and he peered inside warily, expecting anything.The People of the Black Circle|Robert E. Howard
Roger Strang approached the glowing ring curiously, peered through, blinked, peered again.Infinite Intruder|Alan Edward Nourse
They peered into boxes and old trunks, under boards, around the ledges of rafters and beams and everywhere.The Curlytops Snowed In|Howard R. Garis
When they reached the top they peered anxiously around, but no trace of Oswald was to be seen.The Last of the Vikings|John Bowling
British Dictionary definitions for peer (1 of 2)
- a person who is an equal in social standing, rank, age, etc
- (as modifier)peer pressure