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Tuesday, September 17, 2013

Definitions for fleer

  1. to grin or laugh coarsely or mockingly.
  2. to mock or deride.
  3. a fleering look; a jeer or gibe.

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Citations for fleer
Talley's lips fleer back, baring his teeth. David L. Robbins, Scorched Earth, 2009
They fleered at Kit; they jostled. Kelly Link, Trampoline, 2003
Origin of fleer
1350-1400
Fleer originally comes from the Norwegian word flire meaning "a grin."