Definition of fleer in English:

fleer

Line breaks: fleer
Pronunciation: /flɪə
 
/

verb

[no object] literary
  • Laugh impudently or jeeringly.

noun

archaic Back to top  
  • An impudent or jeering look or speech.

Origin

late Middle English: probably of Scandinavian origin and related to Norwegian and Swedish dialect flira 'to grin'.

More definitions of fleer

Definition of fleer in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day kerf
Pronunciation: kəːf
noun
a slit made by cutting with a saw