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  1. (n) a facial expression of contempt or scorn; the upper lip curls
  2. (n) a suggestive or sneering look or grin
  3. (v) look suggestively or obliquely; look or gaze with a sly, immodest, or malign expression

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  1. The newly burnished male hostsans gold teeth and creepy leeris Japan's latest celebrity.
  2. That, and he and his cronies seemed to enjoy having the occasional guest they could leer at.
  3. Jack emerges as the Joker and leads a crime wave, concocting a formula to be injected into cosmetics that twists the victim's face into the Joker's awful leer.


  • Improving Air Quality For Houstonians And Beyond

    By Marcelo Norsworthy Para leer este artículo en español, haga clic aquí How The Hispanic Business Community Can Play An Active Role In Reducing Emissions From Freight The success of Texas has long been linked to the success of Hispanics. Today, nearly 40% of Texans are Hispanic. As the Hispanic community continues to shape the future of Texas (nearly 50 percent of our state’s youth is Hispanic ...
    on June 7, 2013     Source: Environmental Defense Fund

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  • James Boswell, famed now for his biography of Samuel Johnson, wrote of Wilberforce, "I hate your little whittling sneer/ Your pert and self-sufficient leer begone, for shame/ Thou dwarf with big resounding name."
    on Jan 31, 2007 By: James Boswell Source: Human Events (blog)

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