peerverb [I usually + adv/prep]uk /pɪər/ us /pɪr/
- I peered through a chink in the curtains and saw them all inside.
- They leaned over the rails and peered down into the dizzying chasm below.
- We peered through the crack in the floorboards.
- The car nosed out of the side street, its driver peering anxiously around.
- She peered closely at the map.
peernoun [C]uk /pɪər/ us /pɪr/
peer noun [C] (EQUAL)
- As the daughter of the president, she enjoys high status among her peers.
- When it comes to mathematics, he's in a different class to his peers.
- He doesn't really want to join in, it's just peer pressure.
- Teenagers are often worried about looking stupid in front of their peers.
- British children are less capable readers at this age than their Scandinavian peers.