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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A nasty look or stare.

Usage examples (33)
  • It didn't help that the defendant would leer at the jury during the trial.
  • The leer was a parody of Pham's self-assured smile.
  • I wonder now, when I recall his leer, that I did not collar him, and try to shake the breath out of his body.
  • The word "leer" is useful: It lets you know there's a line you will be judged by. for more
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