Meaning : Cause to sheer.
She sheered her car around the obstacle.
Meaning : Straight up or down without a break.
Synonyms : perpendicularly
Meaning : Directly.
He fell sheer into the water.
Meaning : Complete and without restriction or qualification. Sometimes used informally as intensifiers.
An absolute dimwit.
A downright lie.
An out-and-out lie.
A rank outsider.
Many right-down vices.
Got the job through sheer persistence.
Meaning : So thin as to transmit light.
A hat with a diaphanous veil.
Filmy wings of a moth.
Gauzy clouds of dandelion down.
Sheer silk stockings.