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gleek

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Noun, Verb (transitive), Verb (intransitive)

CIDE DICTIONARY

gleekn. [Prob. fr. Icel. leika to play, play a trick on, with the prefix ge-; akin to AS. gelācan, Sw. leka to play, Dan. lege.].
  •  A jest or scoff; a trick or deception.  [1913 Webster]
    "Where's the Bastard's braves, and Charles his gleeks ?"  [1913 Webster]
  •  An enticing look or glance.  [1913 Webster]
    "A pretty gleek coming from Pallas' eye."  [1913 Webster]
gleekv. i. 
     To make sport; to gibe; to sneer; to spend time idly.  Shak.  [1913 Webster]
gleekn. [OF. glic, G. glÜck, fortune. See Luck.].
  •  A game at cards, once popular, played by three persons.  Pepys. Evelyn.  [1913 Webster]
  •  Three of the same cards held in the same hand; -- hence, three of anything.  [1913 Webster]

ROGET THESAURUS

gleek

Disrespect

N disrespect, disesteem, disestimation, disparagement irreverence, slight, neglect, spretae injuria formae, superciliousness, vilipendency, vilification, contumely, affront, dishonor, insult, indignity, outrage, discourtesy, practical joking, scurrility, scoffing, sibilance, hissing, sibilation, irrision, derision, mockery, irony, sarcasm, hiss, hoot, boo, gibe, flout, jeer, scoff, gleek, taunt, sneer, quip, fling, wipe, slap in the face, disrespectful, aweless, irreverent, disparaging, insulting, supercilious, contemptuous, patronizing, rude, derisive, sarcastic, scurrile, scurrilous, contumelious, unrespected, unworshiped, unenvied, unsaluted, unregarded, disregarded, disrespectfully.

VB hold in disrespect, misprize, disregard, slight, trifle with, set at naught, pass by, push aside, overlook, turn one's back upon, laugh in one's sleeve, be disrespectful, be discourteous, treat with disrespect, set down, put down, browbeat, dishonor, desecrate, insult, affront, outrage, speak slightingly of, disparage, vilipend, vilify, call names, throw dirt, fling dirt, drag through the mud, point at, indulge in personalities, make mouths, make faces, bite the thumb, take by the beard, pluck by the beard, toss in a blanket, tar and feather, have in derision, hold in derision, deride, scoff, barrack, sneer, laugh at, snigger, ridicule, gibe, mock, jeer, hiss, hoot, taunt, twit, niggle, gleek, gird, flout, fleer, roast, turn into ridicule, burlesque, laugh to scorn, smoke, fool, make game of, make a fool of, make an April fool of, play a practical joke, lead one a dance, run the rig upon, have a fling at, scout, mob.


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