"pry" Definition

  1. n. A lever; also, leverage.
  2. v. t. To raise or move, or attempt to raise or move, with a pry or lever; to prize.
  3. v. i. To peep narrowly; to gaze; to inspect closely; to attempt to discover something by a scrutinizing curiosity; -- often implying reproach.
  4. n. Curious inspection; impertinent peeping.

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Position in dictionary: 79233 of 111710 words.
Word Type: n., v. t., v. i., n.,
Words that start with "pry": 9
Words that end with "pry": 4
Words that contain "pry": 15
Next words in dictionary: pryan, prying, pryingly, prytanes, prytaneum
Previous words in dictionary: prutenic, prussic, prussiate, prussian, pruritus

English Dictionary Definition of pry

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