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leer

Pronunciation: /lɪr; lɪə(r)/

Translation of leer in Spanish:

intransitive verb/verbo intransitivo

  • lanzar* una mirada lasciva to leer at sb lanzarle* una mirada lasciva a algn a leering grin una sonrisa lasciva
    Example sentences
    • Maybe older guys wouldn't be leering at the girls all the time if the girls actually looked their age.
    • He leered at me, and grinned through a veritable jungle of bad facial hair.
    • A group of men were standing on the balcony, leering at girls and making inappropriate comments.

noun/nombre

  • mirada (feminine) lasciva

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