September 19, 2018
Learner's Word of the Day
peruse /pəˈruːz/ verb
peruse
/pəˈruːz/
verb

peruses; perused; perusing

The man and woman are perusing their menus.
The man and woman are perusing their menus.
Learner's definition of PERUSE

[+ object] formal

1 : to look at or read (something) in an informal or relaxed way

  • Would you like something to drink while you peruse [=look over] the menu?

  • He perused the newspaper over breakfast.

2 : to examine or read (something) in a very careful way

  • She perused [=studied] the lists closely.

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