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Definitions of staring

  1. ( used of eyes) open and fixed as if in fear or wonder; " staring eyes"
  2. without qualification; used informally as ( often pejorative) intensifiers; " an arrant fool"; " a complete coward"; " a consummate fool"; " a double- dyed villain"; " gross negligence"; " a perfect idiot"; " pure folly"; " what a sodding mess"; " stark staring mad"; " a thoroughgoing villain"; " utter nonsense"
  3. with a stare; "` quoi? ' asked Blanchard, staring"
  4. of Stare
  5. Looking with fixed eyes.
  6. Gazing with a stare.
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Usage examples for staring

  1. He stood at the window staring. – A Mere Accident by George Moore
  2. Lady Bazelhurst was staring at her young- sister- in- law with wide eyes. – Master Tales of Mystery, Volume 3 by Collected and Arranged by Francis J. Reynolds
  3. What are you staring at, you fool? – Hugh Wynne, Free Quaker by S. Weir Mitchell
  4. A moment of staring, then Fairchild passed the telegram over to Harry for his opinion. – The Cross-Cut by Courtney Ryley Cooper
  5. There were no other people in the room and both women were staring at him. – An Encounter in Atlanta by Ed Howdershelt
  6. He stood staring at nothing as he thought about all that. – Ride Proud, Rebel! by Andre Alice Norton
  7. For a moment longer, Jimmie Dale sat there, staring at the papers in his hand. – The Further Adventures of Jimmie Dale by Frank L. Packard
  8. Gwynneth was staring into the fire. – Peccavi by E. W. Hornung
  9. Don't stand there staring at me! – Okewood of the Secret Service by Valentine Williams
  10. He is staring across. – A Houseful of Girls by Mrs. George de Horne Vaizey
  11. " Strange time to stand staring at it, if it's yours! – King--of the Khyber Rifles by Talbot Mundy
  12. What I want to tell you is, that I hope you will forgive me for staring at you as I did then. – The Castle Of The Shadows by Alice Muriel Williamson
  13. I took it from him, staring- staring until my knees grew weak. – Ruggles of Red Gap by Harry Leon Wilson
  14. " It was curious, certainly," said Trent, staring into the distance. – The Woman in Black by Edmund Clerihew Bentley
  15. She was staring at Honora. – The Complete PG Edition of The Works of Winston Churchill by Winston Churchill
  16. He turned his head and saw those staring eyes. – By Violence by John Trevena
  17. I felt her staring at me in the dark. – The La Chance Mine Mystery by Susan Carleton Jones
  18. Mrs. Harbonner stood staring at Daisy. – Melbourne House by Elizabeth Wetherell
  19. The world was staring at her! – What's Mine's Mine by George MacDonald
  20. They sat staring at each other for a time. – The Untamed by Max Brand
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