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English definition of “glare”

glare

noun uk   /ɡleər/ us    /ɡler/

glare noun (LOOK)

C2 [C] a long angry look: She gave me a fierce glare.Grimacing and frowningUsing the eyesEyesight, glasses and lensesThe eye and surrounding areaPerceptive

glare noun (LIGHT)

C2 [U] unpleasantly bright or strong light: Tinted windows will cut down the glare/the sun's glare. This screen gives off a lot of glare.Quantities and units of light

glare

verb [I] uk   /ɡleər/ us    /ɡler/

glare verb [I] (SHINE)

to shine too brightly: The sun was glaring right in my eyes.Emitting and casting light

glare verb [I] (LOOK)

C2 to look directly and continuously at someone or something in an angry way: She glared angrily at everyone and stormed out of the room.Grimacing and frowningUsing the eyesEyesight, glasses and lensesThe eye and surrounding areaPerceptive
(Definition of glare from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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