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Definition of "glare" []

  • To stare fixedly and angrily. See Synonyms at gaze. (verb-intransitive)
  • To shine intensely and blindingly: A hot sun glared down on the desert. (verb-intransitive)
  • To be conspicuous; stand out obtrusively: The headline glared from the page. (verb-intransitive)
  • To express by staring angrily: He glared his disapproval. (verb-transitive)
  • A fierce or angry stare. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "glare" in a sentence
  • "The only thing creepier than his expressionless glare is his smile."
  • "The likelihood of getting glare is directly tied to the sharpness of the reflection."
  • "Big bold letters glare from the front page bottom of the right-wing newspaper:"