Definition of Drearer

1. drear [adj] - See also: drear



Lexicographical Neighbors of Drearer

dreamtimes
dreamward
dreamware
dreamwork
dreamworld
dreamworlds
dreamwrapt
dreamy state
dreap
dreaped
dreaping
dreaps
drear
dreare
drearer (current term)
dreares
drearest
drearier
drearies
dreariest
drearily
dreariment
dreariness
drearinesses
drearing
drearings
drearisome
drears
drearsome

Literary usage of Drearer

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Fireside Encyclopædia of Poetry: Comprising the Best Poems of the Most (1878)
"But still, as wilder blew the wind, And as the night grew drearer, Adown the glen rode armed men, Their trampling sounded nearer. " Oh haste thee, haste! ..."

2. The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire by Edward Gibbon (1843)
"... among the populace, with the use of the Punic : while he had almost forgot (¡reek, and neither could nor would speak Latin. (Apolos, p. S№.) The drearer ..."

3. The Harvard Classics by Charles William Eliot (1910)
"But still as wilder blew the wind, And as the night grew drearer, Adown the glen rode armed men, Their trampling sounded nearer. ' O haste thee, haste! ..."

4. The Golden Treasury: Selected from the Best Songs and Lyrical Poems in the by Francis Turner Palgrave (1916)
"But still as wilder blew the wind, And as the night grew drearer, Adown the glen rode armed men, Theii trampling sounded nearer. ' O haste thee, haste ! ..."

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