leer

Part of speech: verb

To learn.

Part of speech: verb

To look with a leer; allure.

Part of speech: noun

A sly, oblique, malicious, or amorous glance.

Part of speech: adverb

Leeringly.

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Usage examples "leer":

  1. He pointed the question with a leer. - "A Poached Peerage", William Magnay.
  2. Mademoiselle was a leetle too clevaire, said the maid with an evil leer,- she would rob Madame, would she? - "Okewood of the Secret Service", Valentine Williams.
  3. " You'll be half an hour nearer Joan's camp- she'll have that much longer to stay," said Reid, his mean leer creeping into his wide, thin lips again. - "The Flockmaster of Poison Creek", George W. Ogden.