leer at (someone or something)

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leer at (someone or something)

To stare at someone in a cunning, malicious, or lustful manner. There were these two guys leering at us from across the bar all night long, so we never really felt at ease. I just leered at them as I plotted their company's downfall.
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leer at someone

to gaze at someone flirtatiously or with lust. Why are you leering at that woman in the bikini? Stop leering at me!
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McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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References in classic literature ?
"I am not a nice-looking old man, my dear, am I?" he said, leering at Isabel with cunning, half-closed eyes.
Some men see snakes, but I have seen death leering at me from the dark corners of this vile hut, and death is an evil thing to look at when one's life has been evil as mine has been.