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peer2

peer2

 
 
pronunciation:
pir
features:
Homophone Note
part of speech: verb
inflections: peered, peering, peers
definition 1: to look hard or closely to see something better.
The sailor peered into the thick fog, looking for the shore.
synonyms:
gaze, stare
similar words:
peep, pry, search, squint
definition 2: to appear to a slight degree; peep.
The moon peered through the thick trees.
synonyms:
peep
similar words:
appear, emerge
derivation: peeringly (adv.)
Homophone Note
Are you looking for the word pier (a structure for docking boats)? Peer and pier sound alike but have different meanings.