verb (used without object), stared, star·ing.
verb (used with object), stared, star·ing.
Words nearby stare
Idioms for stare
Origin of stare
OTHER WORDS FROM starestar·er, nounstar·ing·ly, adverb
Examples from the Web for stare
Then he's quiet, while I, nonplussed, just stare until he adds, “The camera must never move.”Alfred Hitchcock’s Fade to Black: The Great Director’s Final Days|David Freeman|December 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The teen refused to drop his knife, according to officers, fixed them with “a 100-yard stare,” and walked toward them.
Strong, young, crisply uniformed, he or she would shake, sigh, stare blankly, or cry, recounting variations of this statement.Bergdahl’s Bitter Homecoming: The Psychological Cost of War|Jean Kim|July 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Over green tea, Than Gyi told us about her village, interrupting herself frequently to stare at us and laugh.
We stare in the mirror, we compare ourselves with digitally enhanced images of perfect women, and feel all wrong.
The stare of the wretched creature deepened into a fierce and maddened glare.The Sword of Damocles|Anna Katharine Green
They passed, and I crept out into the road again, to stare after them.The Adventures of Harry Revel|Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
I had not been on this spot, that I can remember, for thirty years, and I could not but stop and stare and wonder.Some Reminiscences of old Victoria|Edgar Fawcett
With that John begun to stare, and at last he bust out a larfin again.
He did not notice that his face and manners caused many a customer to stare in astonishment.Bambi|Marjorie Benton Cooke