An example of meer is making reference to five dollars being a very small amount; a meer amount.
- A boundary.
(comparative meerer, superlative meerest)
- Isaac Watts
- And so we may have an ever-growing Idea of infinite Number as well as infinite Space or Emptiness, yet it is a meer Idea, and hath no real Existence without us.
Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster's Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.