Complete Definition of "peer"

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English

Pronunciation
IPA|/'piËÉ/ italbrac|RP
IPA|/'piËÉr/ italbrac|US
audio|en-us-peer.ogg|Audio (US)
Rhymes: Rhymes:English:-ɪÉ(r)|-ɪÉ(r)

Homophones
pier

Etymology 1
Variant of piren, (ME. peren)

Verb
en-verb

  1. To look at surreptitiously.

Translations
trans-top|To look at surreptitiously
Finnish: tiirailla, tähyillä
trans-mid
French: scruter du regard
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Etymology 2
From Anglo-Norman peir, OF. per#Old French|per, from L. par#Latin|par.

Noun
en-noun

  1. Somebody or something who/that is at an equal level.
  2. A noble with a hereditary title, i.e., a peerage, and in times past, with certain rights and privileges not enjoyed by commoners.

Derived terms
peer-to-peer

Related terms
peer review, peer reviewed
peer pressure
without peer
peerless
the Peers

Translations
trans-top|of equal level
Dutch: gelijke m, f
Finnish: vertainen
French: pair#French|pair, pareil
trans-mid
Portuguese: par m
Spanish: par m
Swedish: like
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trans-top|noble
Dutch: edelman m, edele m
Finnish: pääri
trans-mid
French: pair#French|pair m
Portuguese: par m
Spanish: par m
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ttbc|Ido : pero
ttbc|Catalan: igual m
ttbc|German: Adel m
ttbc|Swedish: kika c
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Dutch

Pronunciation
IPA|/'peËr/

Noun
peer f (Plural: peren, diminutive: peertje, plural diminutive: peertjes)

  1. pear
  2. lamp bulb/light bulb/lightbulb

Anagrams
reep

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Spanish

Verb
peer (past participle: pedo, reflexive: peerse)

  1. to break wind, to fart

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