Synonyms of stare
gazeDictionary • Mahoney tried not to stare.
gaze • He gazed reflectively at the fire.
look • She turned to look at him.
goggle • He goggled at her in astonishment.
gape • She stopped what she was doing and gaped at me.
gawp (British, slang)
gawk • He continued to gawk at her and didn't answer.
IDIOM:▷ stare someone in the face
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• She stopped what she was doing and gaped at me.
gawkTo gawk at someone or something means to stare at them in a rude, stupid, or unthinking way.
• He continued to gawk at her and didn't answer.
gazeIf you gaze at someone or something, you look steadily at them for a long time, for example because you find them attractive or interesting, or because you are thinking about something else.
• He gazed reflectively at the fire.
Thesaurus for stare from the Collins English Thesaurus
to look or gaze fixedly, often with hostility or rudeness
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