leer Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"leer" in British English

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leerverb [I]

uk   /lɪər/  us   /lɪr/ disapproving
(​especially of men) to ​look at someone in a ​sexuallyinterested way: He was always leering atfemalemembers of ​staff.
leer
noun [C] uk   us  
a ​drunken leer
(Definition of leer from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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leerverb [I]

 us   /lɪər/
to ​look at someone in an ​unpleasant or ​offensive way: He was leering at her.
leer
noun [C]  us   /lɪər/
She ​plays Mae ​West down to her ​trademarkverbal leer.
(Definition of leer from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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