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Stare meaning

stare - 8 dictionary results

  1. 1. fixate one's eyes; " The ancestor in the painting is staring down menacingly"
  2. 2. The starling.
  3. 3. To look with fixed eyes wide open, as through fear, wonder, surprise, impudence, etc.; to fasten an earnest and prolonged gaze on some object.
  4. 4. To be very conspicuous on account of size, prominence, color, or brilliancy; as, staring windows or colors.
  5. 5. To stand out; to project; to bristle.
  6. 6. To look earnestly at; to gaze at.
  7. 7. The act of staring; a fixed look with eyes wide open.
  8. 8. To look fixedly, or with eyes wide open.

stare - examples of usage

  1. As well stare into the sun as into the Colonel's face. - "The Crisis, Volume 6", Winston Churchill.
  2. Most girls stare at you so, with a sort of hold- off air, and it is so difficult to get on pleasant and friendly terms with them. - "The Beautiful Wretch; The Pupil of Aurelius; and The Four Macnicols", William Black.
  3. I said nothing; but continued to stare. - "The Ghost Pirates", William Hope Hodgson.
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