adverb see veer II

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Veeringly — Veering Veer ing, a. Shifting. {Veer ing*ly}, adv. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • veeringly — adv. in a veering manner, while swerving, with a change of direction …   English contemporary dictionary

  • veeringly — veer·ing·ly …   English syllables

  • veeringly — adverb : in a veering manner * * * veerˈingly adverb • • • Main Entry: ↑veer …   Useful english dictionary

  • veer — I. transitive verb Etymology: Middle English veren, of Low German or Dutch origin; akin to Middle Dutch vieren to slacken, Middle Low German vīren Date: 15th century to let out (as a rope) II. verb Etymology: Middle English veren, from Middle… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • veer — veer1 veeringly, adv. /vear/, v.i. 1. to change direction or turn about or aside; shift, turn, or change from one course, position, inclination, etc., to another: The speaker kept veering from his main topic. The car veered off the road. 2. (of… …   Universalium

  • veer — I. /vɪə / (say vear) verb (i) 1. to turn or shift to another direction; change from one direction or course to another. 2. to change; alter; be variable or changeable; pass from one state to another. 3. (of the wind) a. to change direction by… …   Australian English dictionary

  • veer — veer1 [vir] vi. [altered (by assoc. with VEER2) < Fr virer, to turn around, prob. < VL * virare, contr. < L vibrare: see VIBRATE] 1. to change direction; shift; turn or swing around 2. to change sides; shift, as from one opinion or… …   English World dictionary

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