leer :

Search Words
You can search or browse for words


  • n  a facial expression of contempt or scorn; the upper lip curls
  • n  a suggestive or sneering look or grin
  • v  look suggestively or obliquely; look or gaze with a sly, immodest, or malign expression
    The men leered at the young women on the beach

  • The newly burnished male hostsans gold teeth and creepy leeris Japan's latest celebrity.
  • That, and he and his cronies seemed to enjoy having the occasional guest they could leer at.
  • And the poem had an unsettling habit of saying, out of the blue, "Oed' und leer das Meer," or something even more peculiar.
News & Articles

  • 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 ...
    June 7, 2013 - Environmental Defense Fund

  • James Boswell in Human Events (blog)
    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."

Bee Dictionary: Search, browse, look at common errors, idioms and more.