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Definition of Leer


  1. To learn.
  2. Empty; destitute; wanting
  3. Empty of contents.
  4. Destitute of a rider; and hence, led, not ridden; as, a leer horse.
  5. Wanting sense or seriousness; trifling; trivolous; as, leer words.
  6. An oven in which glassware is annealed.
  7. The cheek.
  8. Complexion; aspect; appearance.
  9. A distorted expression of the face, or an indirect glance of the eye, conveying a sinister or immodest suggestion.
  10. To look with a leer; to look askance with a suggestive expression, as of hatred, contempt, lust, etc. ; to cast a sidelong lustful or malign look.
  11. To entice with a leer, or leers; as, to leer a man to ruin.

Leer Translations

leer in Norwegian is lystent blikk
leer in Spanish is mirada de soslayo