Share this entry

Share this page

peery

Line breaks: peery
Pronunciation: /ˈpɪəri
 
/

Definition of peery in English:

noun (plural peeries)

Scottish & Northern English

Origin

mid 17th century: from peer (Scots spelling of pear) + -y1.

Share this entry

Share this page

 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day prepotent
Pronunciation: prɪˈpəʊt(ə)nt
adjective
greater than others in power or influence