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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
But peering more closely at the photograph, taken this August, his weary brown eyes reveal a darker truth.
Peering over a notebook this time, I saw him as a character in a larger story about outlaws.
"Peering inside [these] sleek, circular contours reveals a whole lot of nothing," Steven Hyden recently wrote on Grantland.
She was a stout, lively woman, a week from 70, peering at me sharply through butterfly glasses.
He recalls meeting the gaze of the assailants—him peering into their eyes, them peering into his for a tense and eternal moment.
Polly, beside him, was peering around delightedly, sparkling with the general excitement.The Way of Decision|M. C. Pease
By this time McKelvie had opened the cash box and was engaged in peering at the stoneless ring through his lens.The Mystery of the Hidden Room|Marion Harvey
Peering through the screen of leaves, she witnessed the dreadful ending of him whom she had both loved and hated.Vasco Nuez de Balboa|Frederick Albion Ober
To Raf's peering gaze Dalgard's face had a drawn, gaunt look as if he had been at hard labor during the hours just past.Star Born|Andre Norton
Every now and then she stopped and listened intently, peering among the trees that skirted the road or across the expanse of moor.Little Folks (November 1884)|Various
British Dictionary definitions for peer (1 of 2)
- a person who is an equal in social standing, rank, age, etc
- (as modifier)peer pressure