Idioms about rear
Origin of rear1
synonym study for rear
Other definitions for rear (2 of 2)
Origin of rear2
words often confused with rear
OTHER WORDS FROM rearun·reared, adjectivewell-reared, adjective
How to use rear in a sentence
As they go to grab it, they bring their tail up and in, using their rear to scoop up the worm.Here’s what bats ‘see’ when they explore the world with sound|Carolyn Wilke|October 29, 2020|Science News For Students
Ibis offers the “Roxy tune,” adjusting the rear shock so that smaller riders can enjoy optimal suspension engineering.
Google and a couple of Samsung events brought up the rear, critiqued for having more advertising-like presentation styles.Who wore it best? Rating Big Tech’s product debuts|Aaron Pressman|October 23, 2020|Fortune
But, the ability to individually power the rear wheels also allows the system to direct power to whichever of those has the most traction.A First Look at the 2022 GMC Hummer EV (It's Awesome)|Wes Siler|October 21, 2020|Outside Online
It also has a “crab walk” feature that lets the front and rear wheels steer at the same angle at low speeds so it can move diagonally around obstacles.An electric Hummer? Battery-powered trucks head to showrooms|Verne Kopytoff|October 21, 2020|Fortune
And then, at the close of our conversation, her punk roots reared their head like they had never disappeared.
Even if they have been reared from a young age in captivity, news reports abound with animal attacks.
But later in the segment, the shame of addiction reared its ugly head once more.
For a while, she fell into a depression and abandoned the churchgoing Methodist tradition in which she was reared.Joy Reid, MSNBC Anchor, on the Racism of the Tea Party, Family Dramas, and Why She Loves Boxing|Lloyd Grove|March 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The animal reared up and threw Mr. Gracida before landing on top of him and killing him.William and Harry's Polo Mentor Killed in Freak Accident|Tom Sykes|February 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Calling for his aunt, who had reared him, he moved forward as if to speak to her, but instead he bit off her ear.The value of a praying mother|Isabel C. Byrum
Early left an orphan, he and his sister were reared by his grandfather on the maternal side.
Strictly reared by a mother gentle and devout, and by a father hard and avaricious.
If a man has taken a young child ‘from his waters’ to sonship, and has reared him up, no one has any claim against that nursling.The Oldest Code of Laws in the World|Hammurabi, King of Babylon
Even when the Pharos was reared, the primitive mode of illumination by means of wood or coal was employed.The Towns of Roman Britain|James Oliver Bevan
British Dictionary definitions for rear (1 of 2)
Word Origin for rear
British Dictionary definitions for rear (2 of 2)
Derived forms of rearrearer, noun
Word Origin for rear
Other Idioms and Phrases with rear
In addition to the idioms beginning with rear
- rear end
- rear its ugly head
- bring up the rear