Definitions

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  • adj. comparative form of leery: more leery

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Examples

  • I was even leerier than usual about free food, but I did try my first cheese curd at the Small Beer Press party.

    Wiscon Day 4 - Report 12

  • She was ready to flirt with anything in breeches - and more than flirt, I suspected, but there were horny captains I was far leerier of than the Don.

    Flashman's Lady

  • His leer grew leerier -- the low, cunning leer, so peculiar to the London mongrel, that seems to say, "I am so intensely knowing; I am so very much all there;" and yet the leerer always remains in a dirty dress, always smokes the coarsest tobacco in the nastiest of pipes, and rides on a barrow to the end of his life.

    The Open Air

  • If investors were growing leerier of dollars, the opposite should have occurred.

    The Economist: Correspondent's diary

  • The administration pondered the question of making Saddam’s ouster a war aim, but the more it did so, the leerier it got.

    How Wars end

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