Definitions

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  • n. One who stares.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One who stares, or gazes.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One who stares or gazes.
  • n. plural A pair of eye-glasses; a pince-nez.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a viewer who gazes fixedly (often with hostility)

Etymologies

to stare + -er. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Gooch, a 6-foot-3, 210-pound signal caller out of Decatur, Ga., had been viewed as the longest shot among those competing to become starer Marc Verica's backup.

    Miles Gooch to serve as scout team quarterback in 2010

  • This Zac Efron starer would still have been a gooey, sentimental mess without it, but at least we wouldn't have known so in advance.

    Jackie K. Cooper: Charlie St Cloud : The Zac Efron Photo Album

  • Dollars to donuts the conservative business leaders who approached Bernazzani about running for mayor included the likes of Boysie "W is N. O.'s best friend" Bollinger and Joe "sun-starer" Canizaro.

    Your Right Hand Thief

  • It's enough at times to make me lose all semblance of politeness and utter a sharp "What?" at the starer.

    Hiya gawkers!

  • Giovanni blackmail? starer Acapulco perihelion axial

    Think Progress » Much bigger than the Dukestir.

  • Alfonseca (5-2), who replaced starer Russ Ortiz in the seventh with a one-run lead.

    USATODAY.com

  • When I get stares, it gives more than enough reasons to stare back and if the starer is female...

    reaction

  • Expecially Mr Venus: who removes his pipe, draws back his head, and stares at the starer, as if it were his own

    Our Mutual Friend

  • One male starer paid for his inquisitiveness, by tumbling over a stall of knick-knacks, and precipitating himself and all the contents to the ground.

    Southern Arabia

  • I had to draw the curtain hastily with a bullet between the yellow eyes of the biggest lynx, and a second straight into the chest of his fellow-starer, just as he wriggled down into the snow for a spring.

    Wilderness Ways

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