very steep; almost up and down
thin, light and almost transparent
turn (as if) to avoid hitting sth; change direction quickly
"an absolute dimwit"
"a downright lie"
"an out-and-out lie"
"a rank outsider"
"many right-down vices"
"got the job through sheer persistence"
"not an unmixed blessing"
"a bluff headland"
"where the bold chalk cliffs of England rise"
"a sheer descent of rock"
"a hat with a diaphanous veil"
"filmy wings of a moth"
"gauzy clouds of dandelion down"
"sheer silk stockings"
"he fell sheer into the water"
"The car cut to the left at the intersection"
"The motorbike veered to the right"
"She sheered her car around the obstacle"
A new range of Swiss sheers and prints with louvred blinds to match.
sheer nylons with contrast or self-color seams.
In the heavy seas..she sheered around and rolled heavily.
She tends to sheer away from any discussion of her divorce.
The boat was able to sheer off in time to avoid an accident.
When he saw me coming he sheered off in the opposite direction.
I saw her in the High Street, but she sheered off so as not to meet me!
Every time that delicate subject was mentioned, he would sheer off from it.
每当提到那个微妙的题目时,他都要避开。 sheer sb/sth ⇔ off
You should sheer off the urchin.