peer / pier

peer / pier
   To peer is to squint and gaze strongly at: Melvin had to peer through fog to keep the car on the highway.
   a peer is an equal: Farnsworth didn't consider anyone his peer when it came to the game of tiddledy winks.
   A pier is a walkway that juts into a body of water for docking: to he docked his boat at the end of the pier.

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  • peer / pier —    To peer is to squint and gaze strongly at: Melvin had to peer through fog to keep the car on the highway.    a peer is an equal: Farnsworth didn t consider anyone his peer when it came to the game of tiddledy winks.    A pier is a walkway that …   Confused words

  • Peer — may refer to: *A member of the peerage, a system of honours or nobility in various countries; *A variant of the name Peter in Scandinavic languages; *Peer, Belgium *Peer Gynt, a play and character by Henrik Ibsen; *Peer group, (a member of) a… …   Wikipedia

  • peer — pier …   American English homophones

  • pier — peer …   American English homophones

  • peer pressure — pier n …   English expressions

  • peer(s) — pier(s) …   English homophone dictionary

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  • Pier — Pier1 Smf Landungsbrücke erw. fach. (19. Jh.) Entlehnung. In hochdeutschen Texten seit dem 19. Jh., zuerst in der Schreibung Peer. Entlehnt aus gleichbedeutendem ne. pier, das im 14. Jh. aus frz. puiere entlehnt ist. Dieses aus afrz. appuye… …   Etymologisches Wörterbuch der deutschen sprache

  • Ocean Gateway Pier II — is a floating deepwater cruise ship pier located at the Ocean Gateway International Marine Passenger Terminal in Portland, Maine. Construction of the pier began on 1 November 2010 with a groundbreaking ceremony attended by Maine governor John… …   Wikipedia

  • Words with the same pronunciation — There are many words in English that are pronounced the same but spelled differently. The following pairs of words are explained at separate entries in this book because they are often confused: bass base, bear bare, born borne, break brake,… …   Useful english dictionary

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