Gleek definition

(informal) To discharge a long, thin stream of liquid, (including saliva) through the teeth or from under the tongue, sometimes by pressing the tongue against the salivary glands.

The man said he “gleeked” on the woman, but did not intentionally spit on her.

verb
18
1
(informal) A stream of saliva from a person's mouth.
noun
10
3
(archaic) To jest, ridicule, or mock; to make sport of.
verb
2
1
The definition of a gleek is someone who is either in a glee club or is a fan of the television show, Glee.

An example of a gleek is someone who has never missed an episode of Glee.

noun
1
1
A jest or scoff; trick or deception.
noun
1
1
Advertisement
Three of the same cards held in one hand; three of everything.
noun
1
2
Good fortune; luck.
noun
0
1
(slang) A geek who is involved in a glee club, choir, or singing.
noun
0
1
An enticing glance or look.
noun
1
3
A once popular game of cards played by three people.
noun
0
2
Advertisement

Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
gleek
Plural:
gleeks

Origin of gleek

  • Of North Germanic origin, ultimately from Old Norse *gleikr, leikr (“sport, play, game”), from Proto-Germanic *galaikaz (“jump, play”), from Proto-Indo-European *(e)lAig'- (“to jump, spring, play”). Cognate with Old English ġelācan (“to play a trick on, delude”), Scots glaik (“a glance of the eye, deception, trick”, n.), Scots glaik (“to trick, trifle with”, v.). More at lake.

    From Wiktionary

  • From Middle French, from Old French glic (“a game of cards”), of Germanic origin, from or related to Middle High German glücke, gelücke (“luck”); or from or related to Middle Dutch gelīc (“like, alike”). More at luck, like.

    From Wiktionary

  • Blend of glee and geek

    From Wiktionary