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  1. Moira Moira Shearer King, 1926–2006, British ballerina.

Words Nearby Shearer Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2024

How to use Shearer in a sentence

  • At this juncture they called to them Tim Shearer, their walking boss and the greatest riverman in the State.

    Blazed Trail Stories | Stewart Edward White
  • The Shearer merely made the sheep sit on her hind-quarters, while he tucked her head under his arm.

  • Every now and again a spark would burn through the "Wagga rug" of a sleeping Shearer, and he'd wake suddenly and get up and curse.

    Over the Sliprails | Henry Lawson
  • That because I was dumb, I lay like a lamb before the stroke of the Shearer?

    Ernest Linwood | Caroline Lee Hentz
  • I know, and I don't give a Shearer's curse for it, so don't you fancy I care.

    Colonial Born | G. Firth Scott