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Princeton's WordNet

  1. leeringadjective

    showing sly or knowing malice in a glance

    "she had run in fear of...his evil leering eye"- Amy Lowell

  2. leeringadjective

    (of a glance) sidelong and slyly lascivious

    "leering drugstore cowboys"

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  1. leeringnoun

    Action of the verb to leer.

Wikipedia

  1. leering

    Looking is the act of intentionally focusing visual perception on someone or something, for the purpose of obtaining information, and possibly to convey interest or another sentiment. A large number of troponyms exist to describe variations of looking at things, with prominent examples including the verbs "stare, gaze, gape, gawp, gawk, goggle, glare, glimpse, glance, peek, peep, peer, squint, leer, gloat, and ogle". Additional terms with nuanced meanings include viewing, watching, eyeing, observing, beholding, and scanning. Looking is both a physical act of directing the focus of the eyes, and a psychological act of interpreting what is seen and choosing whether to continue looking at it, or to look elsewhere. Where more than one person is involved, looking may lead to eye contact between those doing the looking, which raises further implications for the relationship established through that act.

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  1. leering

    Leering refers to the act of looking or gazing at someone in a malicious, lustful, or unpleasant manner, often with sexual desire or suggestive intent. It typically refers to an unwelcome, inappropriate, or creepy stare that can make the person being leered at feel uncomfortable or threatened.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Leering

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of leering in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of leering in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

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    (used especially of glances) directed to one side with or as if with doubt or suspicion or envy
    A sesquipedalian
    B askant
    C lank
    D inexpiable

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