Definition of Skeered

1. Adjective. (dialect form of scared) ¹



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Definition of Skeered

1. skeer [v] - See also: skeer

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Skeered

skeeball
skeechan
skeechans
skeed
skeeds
skeeing
skeel
skeelgoose
skeelier
skeeliest
skeely
skeen
skeen arch
skeens
skeer
skeered (current term)
skeerier
skeeriest
skeering
skeers
skeery
skees
skeesicks
skeet shooting
skeeted
skeeter
skeeter hawk
skeeters
skeeting

Literary usage of Skeered

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1. Candle-lightin' Timeby Paul Laurence Dunbar by Paul Laurence Dunbar (1901)
"Angels is a-mindin* you, my baby, Keepin' off de Bad Man in de night. Whut de use o* bein' skeered o' nuffin' ? You don* fink de da'kness gwine to bite ? ..."

2. Sing the South: Poems by Judd Mortimer Lewis (1905)
"... skeered. Stayin' home o' Liza nights, Gee! but I do squall When the ... the lights Dances on the wall; An' when I git skeered she says, Liza does: "Say! ..."

3. A Picture of the Desolated States, and the Work of Restoration, 1865-1868 by John Townsend Trowbridge (1868)
"Dem's de on'y wu'ds I spoke; but he was so skeered he never spoke at all. ... A big fellow like you tell about being skeered! " said the young Rebel. ..."

4. The Century Illustrated Monthly Magazine by Roy J. Friedman Mark Twain Collection (Library of Congress) (1913)
"Whut yo' skeered ob whin dey ain't no ghosts? ... Den whut am yo' skeered ob ?" ask he ma. "Nuffin'," say' de HT black boy whut he name is Mose; ..."

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