Definition of leeriness in English:



  • See leery

    • ‘I share Davies' leeriness with regard to management consultants.’
    • ‘It's the leeriness that puts them ahead, I think.’
    • ‘I could see the leeriness in their eyes as Lisa informed them that I would be staying with them for a few days, but the tension soon dissipated as I told them more about myself.’
    • ‘Also implied here is an understandable leeriness on Bartov's part of the possibility that such art draws on the power of the Holocaust merely to energize itself and its forms.’
    • ‘Phoenix and New Hampshire prosecutors have, at least, overcome their leeriness at even charging bishops or cardinals.’