leer definition

  • verb-intransitive:
    • To look with a sidelong glance, indicative especially of libido or sly and harmful intent.
    • To look with a leer; to check askance with a suggestive appearance, as of hatred, contempt, lust, etc.; to cast a sidelong lustful or malign look.
  • noun:
    • A desirous, sly, or understanding appearance.
    • A significant side glance; a glance expressive of some enthusiasm, as malignity, amorousness, etc.; a sly or lecherous look.
    • An arch or affected glimpse or cast of countenance.
    • The cheek.
    • The face.
    • a person's look; countenance.
    • skin; hue; blee; color.
    • Flesh; epidermis.
    • The flank or loin.
    • alternate kind of lehr.
    • An oven for which glassware is annealed.
    • The cheek.
    • Complexion; aspect; appearance.
    • A distorted phrase for the face, or an indirect look of attention, conveying a sinister or immodest recommendation.
    • The cheek; even more generally, the face.
    • Complexion; hue; color.
    • Flesh; skin.
    • The flank or loin.
    • an important side glance; a glance expressive of some passion, as malignity, amorousness, etc.; an arch or affected glimpse or cast of countenance.
    • A dialectal variant of lire.
    • Tape, braid, binding, etc.
    • In cup manufacturing, an annealing-furnace which glassware is gradually cooled and annealed.
    • a suggestive or sneering appearance or grin
    • a facial appearance of contempt or scorn; the top of lip curls
  • verb:
    • to check sideways or obliquely; now specially with sexual interest or destructive intent.
    • To entice with a leer or leers.
    • to show.
    • to understand.
    • look suggestively or obliquely; look or gaze with a sly, immodest, or malign expression
  • adjective:
    • Empty; unoccupied; clear.
    • Destitute; lacking; desiring.
    • Faint from insufficient meals; hungry.
    • Thin; light.
    • Having no load or burden; no-cost.
    • Empty of items.
    • Destitute of a rider; and therefore, led, maybe not ridden.
    • Wanting feeling or severity; trifling; trivolous.
  • verb-transitive:
    • to understand.
    • To entice with a leer, or leers.
  • others:
    • To look obliquely or askant; now, specially, to check obliquely with relevance; cast a look expressive of some enthusiasm, as contempt, malignity, etc., especially a sly or amorous appearance.
    • To give an oblique look or leer with.
    • To affect by leering, in a way specified.
    • Empty; unoccupied.
    • Ergo Frivolous; trifling.
    • Left.

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