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glareverb [I]

us   /ɡler, ɡlær/
  • glare verb [I] (LOOK)

to look at someone angrily and without moving your eyes: He kept talking during the concert, and people were glaring at him.
  • glare verb [I] (SHINE)

to shine too brightly: The sun glared on the snow and the effect was blinding.

glarenoun [C/U]

us   /ɡler, ɡlær/
a long, angry look at someone or something: [C] Their greeting was returned by a disapproving glare.
  • glare noun [C/U] (SHINE)

a shine that is much too bright and feels as if it is hurting your eyes: [U] A tinted windshield cuts down on glare.
(Definition of glare from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)







"glare" in British English

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glarenoun

uk   /ɡleər/ us   /ɡler/
  • glare noun (LIGHT)

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

glareverb [I]

uk   /ɡleər/ us   /ɡler/
(Definition of glare from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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