Definition of にらむ

にらむniramu Inflection

godan ~む verb / transitive:

  • to glare at; to scowl at; to glower at
  • to stare intensely at; to examine carefully
  • to estimate; to guess; to suspect; to judge
  • to keep an eye on someone (e.g. a suspicious or untrustworthy person); to watch - often as 睨まれる 睨まれる
  • to take account of; to take into consideration

Example Sentences

I glared briefly in the referee's direction but he was putting on a calm face while picking his nose. "Dammit, the fight's a fixup!?"
A vampire can paralyze people just by looking at them.

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