Definition of Leerily

1. leery [adv] - See also: leery



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Leerily

leeing
leek
leek moth
leek moths
leeklike
leeks
leeped
leeping
leeps
leered
leerer
leerers
leerier
leeriest
leerily (current term)
leeriness
leerinesses
leering
leeringly
leerings
leerness
leers
leery
lees
leese
leeses
leesing
leesome
leesy

Literary usage of Leerily

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1. History of the Spanish-American War: Embracing a Complete Review of Our by Henry Watterson (1898)
"... you are a model soldier with one exception." "What's that, Colonel?" asked John, just a shade leerily, it must be confessed. " You will get drunk. ..."

2. Desultory Notes on Jamieson's Scottish Dictionary by James B. Montogomerie- Fleming (1899)
"leerily," gang warily, go cautiously. I am almost sure I heard this expression used by an old Scotch gentleman one frosty morning when the roads were very ..."

3. Cyclopædia of English Literature: A History, Critical and Biographical, of by Robert Chambers (1879)
"... where doth faithful Gelert roam, leerily smiled the morn ; The flower of all his race; :iy a brach, nnd many a hound, So true, so brave—a lamb at home, ..."

4. Letters from Bombay by D. Aubrey (1884)
"Nothing will satisfy them but to set one spinning, and as they watch the breaking yarn they leerily grin. I found them clean in their persons, ..."

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