The curve of the main deck or gunwale from bow to stern. (noun)
To swerve from a course. (verb)
Very thin or transparent. (adjective)
clean; quite; at once. (adverb)
Examples of word sheer
Callie walked slowly in a direct line to her mother, her hands on her hips, her expression sheer disappointment.
Ambinder also mentioned what he described as sheer coincidence, that he himself got married in the District last weekend to his longtime partner, a business consultant.
Now that's what I call sheer perfection : Thanks for the recipe, Nandita!
We don't have a lot of what we call sheer in the atmosphere, either.
There you can see what we call a sheer marker where that little spin is.
The Messenger Bag Director's Chair is what you call sheer portability, if not innovation.
On the one hand, Mr. Wood wrote, it allowed the writer to “revel in sheer storytelling,” and on the other to “undermine, ironically, the very ‘truths’ and simplicities his apparently unsophisticated narrators traded in.”
Later, after they had picked up their children at nursery school and taken them home to nap, two of the women cried, in sheer relief, just to know they were not alone.