Leeringly

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • adv Leeringly In a leering manner.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • leeringly In a sly, immodest, leering way; with a leer.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • adv Leeringly with a leering look
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
A.S. hleór, face, cheek; Ice. hlýr.

Usage

In literature:

But the man gave no answer, and continued leering at them as before.
"Fort Lafayette or, Love and Secession" by Benjamin Wood
The owner of the face had leered at first, and then his glance hardened into suspicion as he looked.
"The Moon Rock" by Arthur J. Rees
The whining, leering, brooding creature can never for a moment forget that awful Shadow.
"Landmarks in French Literature" by G. Lytton Strachey
A pink-cheeked moon leered at him from the top of a tall clock.
"The Lilac Girl" by Ralph Henry Barbour
ALICE VAN LEER CARRICK.
"The King's Daughter and Other Stories for Girls" by Various
The spy arrived wearing a new broad, black hat, a celluloid collar, a wrinkled suit of store clothes, and his same shrewd, evil leer.
"The Rules of the Game" by Stewart Edward White
A Cockney who had exchanged Houndsditch for the Bowery leered up broadly at the Celt prancing about the stage.
"Waysiders" by Seumas O'Kelly
The body was modeled after the Prussian emblem of might, but the face, grim, leering, vengeful, pitiless, was unmistakably that of a woman.
"The White Morning" by Gertrude Atherton
The old hag leered at Monsieur Rambaud as she thus mumbled away.
"A Love Episode" by Emile Zola
Again the flap was thrust aside, and the ugly face looked in upon her with a leer.
"Ted Strong's Motor Car" by Edward C. Taylor
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In poetry:

But, with his slouch and lazy leer,
Lo, came back he to-day:
With wheedling lips against mine ear
He tempted me to play
At tennis all the afternoon.
Work and resolve forgot so soon!
"The Corpse That Won't Lie Still" by C J Dennis
Dark orange flames came leering through the pines,
And then the moon's face, struggling with a sneeze,
Along the flat horizon's level lines
Her nostrils fingered with palmetto trees.
"Hag-Hollerin' Time" by William Hervey Allen Jr
"Gewagt! Freund, komm mit mir aufs Meer!
Das Trinken macht den Beutel leer,
Drum hol ich mir in fernen Landen,
Die unsre Vaeter niemals fanden,
Gold, Silber, Berlen, Edelstein;
Und folglich Wein."
"Der Schiffbruch" by Gotthold Ephraim Lessing
"Beware the blood that bounds and leaps!
Your sinful feelings throttle.
Beware the imp that leers and peeps
From out each tin and bottle!
A submarine Chapzander speaks.
Beware when gay Belinda squeaks!"
"The Minglers" by C J Dennis
I had given you the pale rays which pour, magic and unreal,
On the brow of genius-angels, of angel turned ideal;
I changed demon into vestal, giggles into symphony,
And your leering sidelong glanced into the Aurora's glee.
"Venus and Madonna" by Mihai Eminescu
We fling up flowers and laugh, we laugh across the wine;
With wine we dull our souls and careful strains of art;
Our cups are polished skulls round which the roses twine:
None dares to look at Death who leers and lurks apart.
"Carthusians" by Ernest Christopher Dowson

In news:

Andy Leer drove in Angel Morales three times to help the Miracle win their season finale against the Charlotte Stone Crabs 6-3 on Sunday at Charlotte Sports Park.
I'll Miss 'Steven Tyler's Creepy Leer of the Night' on Jimmy Kimmel.
Will Leer and other Olympic hopefuls train at Ann Arbor's 'Running Institute'.
Jodi Picoult and Samantha Van Leer , illus.
B'nai B'rith World Center Dismayed At Van Leer Institute For Cooperating With Upcoming Anti-Israel Conference.
Mother & Daughter Coauthors: Jodi Picoult and Samantha van Leer Talk to PW.
For the mother-daughter author team of Jodi Picoult and Samantha van Leer, writing Between the Lines was enlightening for each in different ways.
Cable, 86, of Laurel View Village, formerly of Davidsville, Johnstown and Orlando, Fla. Robert Rishebarger, 92, of Ashburn, Va. And formerly of Colonial Beach, Va. "Sonny" Leer, 87, of Rockwood.
LEER FIBERGLASS TONNEAU COVER 700 series New Ô08.
Presentations given by executives at Huhtamäki Van Leer, Graphic Packaging Corp.
In case its startling greeting didn't scare you, this pumpkin also projects a leering visage onto the wall behind it.
For too many women—as well as LGBTQ folks and men who don't "blend in"—crossing the street, riding a bus or running in the park involve the risk of catcalls, groping, leering or even violence.
Nov 12, 2012 Steve Leer, Purdue University.
Nov 20, 2012 Steve Leer, Purdue University.
Don't discount leering stepfather .
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In science:

Grid-based methods have a numerical diffusivity determined by a combination of the order of the method, the advection technique used (e.g. second-order Van Leer, piecewise parabolic method (PPM), or total variation diminishing (TVD) methods), and the technique used for handling shocks.
The Dynamical Interstellar Medium: Insights from Numerical Models
This is only an approximate and suggestive result, but it seems to imply that a renewed study of fast-mode waves in the solar wind is warranted (see also Habbal and Leer 1982; Wentzel 1989; Kaghashvili and Esser 2000).
Coronal Heating versus Solar Wind Acceleration
However, the mass loss rate, which is mainly determined by the proton flux, increases with increasing χ as a consequence of more energy being deposited to the subsonic portion for the proton gas (Leer & Holzer 1980).
Angular momentum transport and proton-alpha differential streaming in the solar wind
Other features implemented include Van Leer upwind scheme, artificial viscosity to handle shock, and, staggered cylindrical grids.
Disk-Planet Interaction Simulations: (I) Baroclinic Generation of Vortensity and Non-Axisymmetric Rossby-Wave-Instability
De esta manera, el colapso actúa a nivel del modo k y debido a las suposiciones tiene sentido hablar de “un colapso individual por modo”, por lo que, hipótesis del colapso se debe de leer como hipótesis del colapso por modo.
The quantum origins of the cosmological asymmetry
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