Leering
Leer Leer, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Leered} (l[=e]rd); p. pr. & vb. n. {Leering}.] To look with a leer; to look askance with a suggestive expression, as of hatred, contempt, lust, etc.; to cast a sidelong lustful or malign look. [1913 Webster]

I will leerupon him as a' comes by. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

The priest, above his book, Leering at his neighbor's wife. --Tennyson. [1913 Webster]


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  • Leering — Jean Leering (* 1934; † 4. April 2005 in Eindhoven) war ein niederländischer Museumsdirektor und Kunsthistoriker. Nach einem Studium der Architektur in Delft übernahm Leering 1964 die Leitung des Van Abbemuseums in Eindhoven. Ab 1973 war er einer …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • leering — adjective 1. showing sly or knowing malice in a glance (Freq. 2) she had run in fear of...his evil leering eye Amy Lowell • Similar to: ↑malicious 2. (of a glance) sidelong and slyly lascivious leering drugstore cowboys • Similar to: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • leering — noun Action of the verb to leer …   Wiktionary

  • leering — Synonyms and related words: banter, bantering, booing, catcalling, chaffing, derision, derisive, derisory, fleering, flippancy, flippant, fooling, grinning, hissing, hooting, jeering, joshing, kidding, levity, mockery, mocking, panning, quizzical …   Moby Thesaurus

  • leering — lɪr /lɪə n. sly or malicious glance; lascivious look; glass furnace v. glance at in a sly or malicious manner; look at in a lecherous manner adj. (British) not burdened, free of encumbrance; starved, weak, famished …   English contemporary dictionary

  • leering — reeling …   Anagrams dictionary

  • Jean Leering — (* 1934; † 4. April 2005 in Eindhoven) war ein niederländischer Museumsdirektor und Kunsthistoriker. Leben und Wirken Nach einem Studium der Architektur in Delft übernahm Leering 1964 die Leitung des Van Abbemuseums in Eindhoven. Ab 1973 war er… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • reeling — leering …   Anagrams dictionary

  • Leer — Leer, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Leered} (l[=e]rd); p. pr. & vb. n. {Leering}.] To look with a leer; to look askance with a suggestive expression, as of hatred, contempt, lust, etc.; to cast a sidelong lustful or malign look. [1913 Webster] I will… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Leered — Leer Leer, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Leered} (l[=e]rd); p. pr. & vb. n. {Leering}.] To look with a leer; to look askance with a suggestive expression, as of hatred, contempt, lust, etc.; to cast a sidelong lustful or malign look. [1913 Webster] I will …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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