Ten-year-old Yasmine al Attar stares at me from under her dark curled bangs.
In the portrait, Bugg stares intensely into the distance, wearing his own Saint Laurent leather jacket.
In her nine pictures, she stares seductively at the camera and shows off her breast and feet covered in videogame tattoos.
She saunters down the castle steps and stares out at a gloomy assemblage of soldiers.
Mitchum sags against a couch, stares at the lights and waits for the Interviewer—the sixth of the day—to show up.
The stares of these creoles did not matter much; but what on earth had come to Mrs. Gould?
What the boys thought of her could only be determined from their stares.
He stares, folds napkin, unfolds it and takes up his newspaper.
He stares at me, wondering how I come there, and I stare at him, wondering how he comes there.
All day long, he lies on his left side, because of his wound, and stares at the wall.
Old English starian "to look fixedly at," from Proto-Germanic *star- "be rigid" (cf. Old Norse stara, Middle Low German and Middle Dutch staren, Old High German staren, German starren "to stare at;" German starren "to stiffen," starr "stiff;" Old Norse storr "proud;" Old High German storren "to stand out, project;" Gothic andstaurran "to be obstinate"), from PIE root *ster- "strong, firm, stiff, rigid" (cf. Lithuanian storas "thick," stregti "to become frozen;" Sanskrit sthirah "hard, firm;" Persian suturg "strong;" Old Church Slavonic staru "old;" cf. sterile and torpor). Not originally implying rudeness. Related: Stared; staring.
"starling," from Old English (see starling).