Definition of glare verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    glare

     verb
    verb
    NAmE//ɡlɛr//
     
    Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they glare
     
    he / she / it glares
     
    past simple glared
     
    -ing form glaring
     
     
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  1. 1[intransitive] glare (at somebody/something) to look at someone or something in an angry way synonym glower He didn't shout, he just glared at me silently. I looked at her and she glared furiously back. Thesaurusstaregaze peer glareThese words all mean to look at someone or something for a long time.stare to look at someone or something for a long time, especially with surprise or fear, or because you are thinking:I stared at the picture in shock.gaze (somewhat formal) to look steadily at someone or something for a long time, especially with surprise or love, or because you are thinking:She gazed at Marco with affection.peer to look closely or carefully at someone or something, especially when you cannot see them/it clearly:He peered at me over the top of his glasses.glare to look angrily at someone or something for a long time:I looked at her and she glared back.Patterns to stare/gaze/peer/glare at somebody/something to stare/peer/glare suspiciously to stare/peer anxiously/intently to stare/glare wildly/fiercely
  2. 2[intransitive] to shine with a very bright, unpleasant light
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