Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

  

English definition of “stare”

stare

noun [C]     /steər/ US  /ster/
a long look at something or someone with your eyes wide open: She gave him a long stare but didn't answer his question.Using the eyesEyesight, glasses and lensesThe eye and surrounding areaPerceptive
(Definition of stare noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Focus on the pronunciation of stare

Word of the Day

work out

to exercise in order to improve the strength or appearance of your body

Word of the Day

Blog

Read our blog about how the English language behaves.

Learn More

New Words

Find words and meanings that have just started to be used in English, and let us know what you think of them.

Learn More