What does the word leer mean?

Usage examples for leer

  1. Mademoiselle was a leetle too clevaire, said the maid with an evil leer,- she would rob Madame, would she? – Okewood of the Secret Service by Valentine Williams
  2. " 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 by George W. Ogden