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  2  definitions  found 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Leer  \Leer\,  v.  i.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Leered}  (l[=e]rd);  p.  pr  & 
  vb  n.  {Leering}.] 
  To  look  with  a  leer;  to  look  askance  with  a  suggestive 
  expression,  as  of  hatred,  contempt,  lust,  etc.;  to  cast  a 
  sidelong  lustful  or  malign  look 
  I  will  leerupon  him  as  a'  comes  by  --Shak. 
  The  priest,  above  his  book,  Leering  at  his  neighbor's 
  wife.  --Tennyson. 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
  adj  1:  showing  sly  or  knowing  malice  in  a  glance;  "she  had  run  in 
  fear  of...his  evil  leering  eye"-  Amy  Lowell 
  2:  (of  a  glance)  sidelong  and  slyly  lascivious;  "leering 
  drugstore  cowboys" 

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