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We found 45 dictionaries with English definitions that include the word sheer:
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General dictionaries General (33 matching dictionaries)
  1. sheer: Merriam-Webster.com [home, info]
  2. sheer, sheer, sheer: Oxford Dictionaries [home, info]
  3. sheer, sheer: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  4. sheer: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  5. sheer: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  6. sheer, sheer, sheer: Macmillan Dictionary [home, info]
  7. Sheer, sheer: Wordnik [home, info]
  8. sheer: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  9. Sheer: Wiktionary [home, info]
  10. sheer: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  11. sheer: The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus [home, info]
  12. sheer: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  13. sheer: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  14. sheer: Online Etymology Dictionary [home, info]
  15. sheer: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  16. sheer: Cambridge Dictionary of American English [home, info]
  17. Sheer (disambiguation), Sheer (ship), Sheer (textile), Sheer, The Sheer: Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia [home, info]
  18. Sheer: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  19. sheer: Webster's Revised Unabridged, 1913 Edition [home, info]
  20. sheer: Rhymezone [home, info]
  21. sheer: AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  22. sheer: Webster's 1828 Dictionary [home, info]
  23. SHEER: Dictionary of Americanisms (1848) [home, info]
  24. sheer: All About Homonyms [home, info]
  25. sheer: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  26. sheer: The Phrontistery - A Dictionary of Obscure Words [home, info]
  27. sheer: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  28. sheer: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  29. sheer: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  30. sheer: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]
  31. sheer: Wikimedia Commons US English Pronunciations [home, info]

Art dictionaries Art (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. SHEER: Shakespeare Glossary [home, info]
  2. Sheer: Natural Magick [home, info]

Business dictionaries Business (1 matching dictionary)
  1. sheer: Legal dictionary [home, info]

Computing dictionaries Computing (1 matching dictionary)
  1. sheer: Encyclopedia [home, info]

Medicine dictionaries Medicine (1 matching dictionary)
  1. sheer: online medical dictionary [home, info]

Miscellaneous dictionaries Miscellaneous (1 matching dictionary)
  1. sheer: Sound-Alike Words [home, info]

Slang dictionaries Slang (1 matching dictionary)
  1. Sheer: Urban Dictionary [home, info]

Sports dictionaries Sports (1 matching dictionary)
  1. SHEER: Glossary of Canoe Terminology [home, info]

Tech dictionaries Tech (4 matching dictionaries)
  1. Sheer: Fabric Glossary [home, info]
  2. Sheer: AUTOMOTIVE TERMS [home, info]
  3. Sheer: Textile [home, info]
  4. sheer: SeaTalk Dictionary of English Nautical Language [home, info]

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Quick definitions from WordNet (sheer)

verb:  cause to sheer ("She sheered her car around the obstacle")
verb:  turn sharply; change direction abruptly
adjective:  not mixed with extraneous elements ("Sheer wine")
adjective:  very steep; having a prominent and almost vertical front ("A sheer descent of rock")
adjective:  so thin as to transmit light ("Sheer silk stockings")
adverb:  directly ("He fell sheer into the water")
adverb:  straight up or down without a break
name:  A surname (very rare: popularity rank in the U.S.: #78273)

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Phrases that include sheer:   plank sheer, to sheer off, sheer terror, sheer line, semi sheer, more...

Words similar to sheer:   absolute, transparent, bluff, bold, cobwebby, curve, cut, diaphanous, downright, filmy, gauzy, gossamer, out-and-out, perpendicularly, plain, rank, right-down, see-through, sheered, sheerer, more...


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