He was peering at me over the top rim of those glasses, with an amused little smile.
But peering more closely at the photograph, taken this August, his weary brown eyes reveal a darker truth.
Now, they realize college admissions staffers are peering into their Facebook photos.
Startlingly, both have the same cover image of Isabella peering through a black feathered hat.
"peering inside [these] sleek, circular contours reveals a whole lot of nothing," Steven Hyden recently wrote on Grantland.
"I never could abide the looks of him," said Samantha, peering over Miss Vilda's shoulder.
Mr. Winship asked at last, peering out at the carriage window.
I dont understand, Alex said, peering through the curtain, why he should want to do anything to us.
peering through these bars was the face of another attendant.
He verified this on mounting the steps and peering into the vestibule through the strip of window at the sides of the outer door.
c.1300, "an equal in rank or status" (early 13c. in Anglo-Latin), from Anglo-French peir, Old French per (10c.), from Latin par "equal" (see par (n.)). Sense of "a noble" (late 14c.) is from Charlemagne's Twelve Peers in the old romances, who, like the Arthurian knights of the Round Table, originally were so called because all were equal. Sociological sense of "one of the same age group or social set" is from 1944. Peer review attested by 1970. Peer pressure is first recorded 1971.
"to look closely," 1590s, variant of piren (late 14c.), with a long -i-, probably related to or from East Frisian piren "to look," of uncertain origin. Influenced in form and sense by Middle English peren (late 14c.), shortened form of aperen (see appear). Related: Peered; peering.