- v. transitive To turn the pages of (a book) rapidly reading short sections at random.
“8: 29 A.M. Claudia picked up a mass of notes and letters and replies from Dunross's out tray and began to leaf through them.”
“I leaf through the collected works of Guy de Maupassant because a girl in my school, one of those who pretend they are in the know, said there is racy stuff in his books.”
“Milena was moving around the space, listlessly, putting more stuff in tentative piles, stopping occasionally to leaf through a book or look at a picture.”
““The lesson is over,” sighs Ludmila, who then sits down at her desk and begins to leaf through the roll book, her plump hand over her eyes.”
“I tried to leaf through a copy ofMarie Claire those things are soooo raunchy these days!”
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