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1. leer

verb. look suggestively or obliquely; look or gaze with a sly, immodest, or malign expression.

Antonyms

  • euphemism

Etymology

  • ler (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • lere (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • gelære (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • leren (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • læran (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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2. leer

noun. a suggestive or sneering look or grin.

Synonyms

  • face
  • aspect
  • expression
  • look

Antonyms

  • proportional font
  • leeward
  • front
  • rear

Etymology

  • ler (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • lere (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • gelære (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • leren (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • læran (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

3. leer

noun. a facial expression of contempt or scorn; the upper lip curls.

Synonyms

  • contempt
  • scorn

Antonyms

  • avoid
  • back
  • uncover

Etymology

  • ler (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • lere (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • gelære (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • leren (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • læran (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

Example sentences of the word leer


1. Noun, singular or mass
Release the tie downs when you reach your destination, and hold the front brake leer as you roll the scooter down the ramp to keep it steady.

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