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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 leer /ˈlɪr/
 秋波,媚眼,惡意的瞥視(vi.)送秋波,拋媚眼

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Leer v. t. To learn. [Obs.] See Lere, to learn.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Leer, a.  [Obs. or Prov. Eng.] Empty; destitute; wanting; as: (a) Empty of contents. “A leer stomach.” --Gifford. (b) Destitute of a rider; and hence, led, not ridden; as, a leer horse. --B. Jonson. (c) Wanting sense or seriousness; trifling; trivolous; as, leer words.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Leer, n. An oven in which glassware is annealed.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Leer, n.
 1. The cheek. [Obs.]
 2. Complexion; aspect; appearance. [Obs.]
    A Rosalind of a better leer than you.   --Shak.
 3. A distorted expression of the face, or an indirect glance of the eye, conveying a sinister or immodest suggestion.
 With jealous leer malign
 Eyed them askance.   --Milton.
    She gives the leer of invitation.   --Shak.
    Damn with faint praise, assent with civil leer.   --Pope.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Leer, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Leered 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: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Leer, v. t. To entice with a leer, or leers; as, to leer a man to ruin.
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 leer
      n 1: a facial expression of contempt or scorn; the upper lip
           curls [syn: sneer]
      2: a suggestive or sneering look or grin
      v : look suggestively or obliquely; look or gaze with a sly,
          immodest, or malign expression; "The men leered at the
          young women on the beach"