Definition of peruse in English:
verb[with object] formal
- By now, having thoroughly perused the menu, it was obvious that Haus Munchen was priced very moderately.
- You can navigate by country, topic or forum and read expert advice or peruse articles.
- The Tribunal perused the original and read the copies that were made for its use.
- She thoroughly perused the room to make sure Pablo was nowhere nearby.
Note that peruse means ‘read’, typically with an implication of thoroughness and care. It does not mean ‘read through quickly; glance over’, as in documents will be perused rather than analysed thoroughly.
- peruser noun
- Example sentences
- But Michelle is no stranger to regular perusers of the pages of Britain's red-tops.
- Adrian was one of the first people to ever read this blog and has been a consistent peruser for over a year now.
- Year upon year, it was voted best new buy and best used buy by an adoring public and perusers of glossy magazines.
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