Glare - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ɡler|  American pronunciation of the word glare
Brit.  |ɡlɛː|  British pronunciation of the word glare


- a light within the field of vision that is brighter than the brightness to which the eyes are adapted(syn: blaze, brilliance)
- an angry stare (syn: glower)
- a focus of public attention(syn: limelight, spotlight)


- look at with a fixed gaze(syn: glower)
- be sharply reflected
- shine intensely


The sun glared down relentlessly.

The white snow glared in the morning sunlight.

The teacher glared at him as he walked in late.

There was a glare coming off the water.

I was blinded by the glare of the approaching headlights.

I shielded my eyes from the glare of the sun.

The car's headlights are designed to cut down on glare.

She responded to the reporters' questions with an angry glare.

The fact glares, it is too ostensible.

She glared at him accusingly.

He glared round the room as if expecting a challenge.

He didn't shout, he just glared at me silently.

Hector glares revenge.

The heat and glare were becoming intolerable.

He could make a glare on his face, by smearing it with some ointment.

Word forms

I/you/we/they: glare
he/she/it: glares
present participle: glaring
past tense: glared
past participle: glared
singular: glare
plural: glares
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