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1 sheer /ˈʃiɚ/ adjective
1 sheer
/ˈʃiɚ/
adjective
Learner's definition of SHEER
always used before a noun used to emphasize the large amount, size, or degree of something
always used before a noun : complete and total
: very steep : almost straight up and down
2 sheer /ˈʃiɚ/ adverb
2 sheer
/ˈʃiɚ/
adverb
Learner's definition of SHEER
: straight up or down
3 sheer /ˈʃiɚ/ verb
sheers; sheered; sheering
3 sheer
/ˈʃiɚ/
verb
sheers; sheered; sheering
Learner's definition of SHEER
always followed by an adverb or preposition [no object]
: to turn suddenly
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