Ways of Looking

Match the verbs on the left with their definitions on the right. The tiles in the right-hand column are sortable. ANSWERS
  • glower
  • scrutinise
  • gawk
  • browse
  • glimpse
  • leer
  • squint
  • peep
  • wink
  • spot
  • examine someone or something very carefully
  • look at something with your eyes partly closed in order to see better
  • see someone or something by chance for a very short time
  • close one eye briefly, as a signal to somebody
  • look at things in a shop rather than looking for one particular thing
  • look in an angry, aggressive way
  • look at something quickly and secretly, especially through a hole or opening
  • see or notice someone or something, usually because you are looking hard
  • look at something or someone in a stupid or rude way
  • (of men) to look at someone in a sexually interested way