What does DEAR mean?

DEAR means Drop Everything And Read.

A celebration of reading, hosted by HarperCollins Publishers, to help people realize the importance of the reading in their life. D.E.A.R is a nationwide event, often starts on April 12th, and last for one month.
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Other words relating to "Drop Everything And Read"

  • ANFAWFOS: And Now For A Word From Our Sponsor
  • ANFSCD: And Now For Something Completely Different
  • ANSI: American National Standards Institute
  • ANZAC: Australian and New Zealand Army Corps
  • ARK: Act of Random Kindness
  • ASA: And So On
  • ASCII: American Standard Code for Information Interchange
  • ASDFGHJKL;: Home Keys On Standard Keyboard
  • ASF: And So Forth
  • AVA: Angels and Airwaves (Band)
  • A&F: Always And Forever
  • AAF: Always and Forever
  • AAK: Alive And Kicking
  • AAT: And Another Thing
  • AAWY: And Also With You
  • ABD: Already Been Done
  • ABP: Already Been Posted
  • AC/DC: Name of a rock band
  • ACME: A Company that Makes Everything
  • ADTR: A Day To Remember (band)
  • AEAE: And Ever And Ever
  • AFS: Always, Forever and Seriously
  • AINEC: And It's Not Even Close
  • AITYD: And I Think You Do
  • AIUI: As I Understand it
  • ALG: Ain't Life Grand
  • ALKQN: Almighty Latin King and Queen Nation
  • AYPI: And Your Point Is?
  • AYR: Are You Ready?
  • B&: Band
  • B&D: Bondage And Discipline
  • B&D: Bondage And Domination
  • B&E: Breaking And Entering
  • B&M: Bricks and Mortar
  • B&W: Black and White
  • B/W: Black and White
  • B4MV: Bullet For My Valentine (Band)
  • B7: Banned (B7=B&=Band)
  • BAFO: Best And Final Offer
  • BBV: Brags Beats and Variance (poker)
  • BDONG: Bad and Wrong
  • BFFAE: Best Friends Forever And Ever
  • BFMV: Bullet For My Valentine (band)
  • BHM: Big Handsome Man
  • BLG: Boys Like Girls (band)
  • BLINK: Blink 182 (band)
  • BLT: Bacon, Lettuce and Tomato sandwich
  • BMTH: Bring Me The Horizon (Band)
  • BNB: Bread 'N' Butter
  • BNG: Blow And Go
  • BNIB: Brand New In Box
  • BNWOT: Brand New Without Tags
  • BNWT: Brand New With Tags
  • BOAT: Bust Out Another Thousand
  • BOTDF: Blood On The Dance Floor (band)
  • BOTOH: But On The Other Hand
  • BTBAM: Between The Buried And Me (band)
  • BTO: Bachman Turner Overdrive (band)
  • BURMA: Be Upstairs Ready My Angel
  • BVB: Black Veil Brides (band)
  • BW : Black and White
  • BYAM: Between You And Me
  • C&C: Command and Conquer (game)
  • CACHAI: Do you understand?
  • CAMEL: Brand of cigarettes
  • CAPISH: Do you understand?
  • CAPTCHA: Completely Automated Public Turing Test To Tell Computers and Humans Apart
  • CCR: Creedence Clearwater Revival (band)
  • CDROM: Compact Disk Read Only Memory
  • CHILAXING: Chilling and relaxing
  • CHILLAX: Chill and relax
  • CHIPPY: Fish and chip shop
  • CHORTLE: Chuckle and Snort
  • CIR: Committed Information Rate (minimum bandwidth)
  • CLI: Command Line Interface
  • CMD: Command
  • CNC: Command and Conquer
  • CO: Commanding Officer
  • COPY THAT: I understand
  • COPYPASTA: Post that has been copied and pasted
  • CPM: Cost Per Thousand
  • CRUNK: Crazy and drunk
  • CST: Central Standard Time
  • CUAD: Curl Up And Die
  • D&D: Dungeons and Dragons
  • D&M: Deep and Meaningful
  • DA BOMB: Excellent, outstanding
  • DBEYR: Don't Believe Everything You Read
  • DCF: Department of Children and Families
  • DD FREE: Disease And Drug Free
  • DDF: Drug and Disease Free
  • DDG: Drop Dead Gorgeous
  • DEALING: Acting like boyfriend and girlfriend
  • DEAR: Drop Everything And Read
  • DH: Darling Husband
  • DHS: Department of Homeland Security
  • DIG: Understand
  • DIT: Details In Thread
  • DITZY: Acting dumb and innocent
  • DMAL: Drop Me A Line
  • DMB: Dave Matthews Band
  • DNB: Drum And Bass
  • DNM: Deep and Meaningful
  • DRO: HyDROponically grown marijuana
  • DZ: Drop Zone
  • E&OE: Errors and omissions excluded
  • EBCAK: Error Between Chair And Keyboard
  • ELO: Electric Light Orchestra (band)
  • ELP: Emerson, Lake, and Palmer (band)
  • ENIAC: Electronic Numerical Integrator and Computer
  • EOT: End Of Thread (i.e. end of discussion)
  • ESPN: Entertainment and Sports Programming Network
  • EST: Eastern Standard Time
  • ETC: Et Cetera (and so on)
  • ETF: Escape The Fate (band)
  • ETID: EveryTime I Die (band)
  • EWBA: Everything Will Be Alright
  • EX: Former girlfriend, boyfriend, wife, husband etc
  • FACE PALM: Slap forehead with the palm of your hand
  • FANTABULOUS: Fantastic and fabulous
  • FDA: Food and Drug Administration
  • FEAE: For Ever And Ever
  • FHE: First Hand Experience
  • FITTIN TO: About to, getting ready to
  • FIXIN TO: About to, getting ready to
  • FLAFF: Foot Loose And Fancy Free
  • FLAG: Bandana
  • FMLA: Family and Medical Leave of Absence
  • FNB: Football And Beer
  • FNE: Free And Easy
  • FOE: Family Over Everything
  • FOSS: Free and Open Source Software
  • FSAS: Famous Stars and Straps (clothing)
  • FSU: Friends Stand United
  • FTSE: Financial Times and the London Stock Exchang
  • FTSK: Forever The Sickest Kids (Band)
  • FUD: Fear, Uncertainty, and Doubt
  • GANGNAM: Relating to wealth and class
  • GETCHA: Get You, understand
  • GGG: Good, Giving, and Game (in bed)
  • GNE: Good Night and Everything
  • GOP: Grand Old Party
  • GOTCHA: I got you, I understand
  • GRAND: One thousand (dollars)
  • GROK: Fully understand
  • GROOL: Great and Cool
  • GT: Grand Touring
  • GTA: Grand Theft Auto
  • GTA5: Grand Theft Auto 5
  • GTI: Grand Tourer Injection
  • GTR: Getting Ready
  • GTRM: Going To Read Mail
  • H&K: Hugs and Kisses
  • HAK: Hugs And Kisses
  • HAWTSOME: Hot and awesome
  • HBCU: Historically Black Colleges and Universities
  • HDCP: High-bandwidth Digital Content Protection
  • HGB: Hellogoodbye (band)
  • HGTV: Home and Garden Television
  • HH: Holding Hands
  • HHWW: Holding Hands While Walking
  • IAK: I Already Know
  • HLAS: Hook, Line And Sinker
  • HNK: Hugs and Kisses
  • HOLLAND: Hope Our Love Lasts And Never Dies
  • HOS: Husband Over Shoulder
  • HSBC: Hong Kong and Shanghai Banking Corporation
  • HT: Handheld Transceiver
  • HTM: Hand To Mouth
  • HU: Hollywood Undead (Band)
  • HUBBY: Husband
  • HUGGLE: Hug and snuggle
  • HYDRO: Hydroponically grown marijuana
  • ICP: Insane Clown Posse (band)
  • ICT: Information and Communication Technology
  • IDU: I Don't Understand
  • IEEE: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
  • IFF: If and only if
  • IIUC: If I Understand Correctly
  • IMYA: I Miss You Already
  • INB4: In Before (already mentioned)
  • ISBN: International Standard Book Number
  • ISSN: International Standard Serial Number
  • ISTATOY: I Saw This And Thought Of You
  • ITALY: I Trust And Love You
  • ITT: In This Thread
  • JAFA: Just Another F***ing Aucklander
  • JAND: England (Nigerian)
  • JLS: Jack the Lad Swing (band)
  • JUAD: Jumping Up And Down
  • JWAS: Just Wait And See
  • KCACO: Keep Calm And Carry On
  • KCCO: Keep Calm and Chive On
  • KIWI: A person from New Zealand
  • KIWI: A small brown bird from New Zealand
  • KMK: Kottonmouth Kings (band)
  • KUDOS: Respect and recognition
  • KWAN: Love and Respect
  • L2R: Learn to Read
  • LAK: Love And Kisses
  • LART: Luser Attitude Readjustment Tool
  • LHK: Love, Hugs and Kisses
  • LLAP: Live Long and Prosper
  • LLN: LOL LOL Neanderthal
  • LMS: Last Man Standing
  • LNK: Love And Kisses
  • LOLAK: Lots Of Love And Kisses
  • LOOL: Laughing Outlandishly Out Loud
  • LSHIDMT: Laughing So Hard I Drop My Taco
  • LURK: Read a forum but never post
  • LYAAF: Love You Always And Forever
  • LZ: Landing Zone
  • M&D: Mum and Dad
  • M&M: Small chocolate candy
  • MAGGOT: Fan of the band Slipknot
  • MAMAW: Grandmother
  • MANDO: Mandatory
  • MCR: My Chemical Romance (band)
  • MEME: An idea that spreads like a virus by word of mouth, email, blogs etc
  • MGMT: The Management (band)
  • MMI: Me Myself and I
  • MO: Modus Operandi (method of operation)
  • MONROE: Piercing between nose and upper lip
  • MOU: Memorandum Of Understanding
  • MP5: Heckler and Koch submachine gun
  • MRE: Meal, Ready to Eat
  • MSI: Mindless Self Indulgence (band)
  • MUGSHOT: Head and shoulders picture
  • MWPP: Moony, Wormtail, Padfoot, and Prongs (Harry Potter)
  • N: And
  • NANA: Grandmother
  • NARF: Random interjection
  • NASA: National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  • ND: And
  • NECRO: Revive a very old forum thread
  • NEEK: A cross between a Nerd and a Geek
  • NEWPORT: Cigarette brand
  • NEXY: Nerdy And Sexy
  • NH: Nice hand (poker slang)
  • NL: Netherlands
  • NTSC: National Television System Committee video standard
  • O&O: Over and Out
  • OAO: Over And Out
  • OBGYN: Gynecologist (OBstetrics and GYNecology)
  • ODST: Orbital Drop Shock Trooper (Gaming)
  • OHAC: Own House And Car
  • OHT: One Handed Typing
  • ONS: One Night Stand
  • OTL: like ORZ stick figure on hands and knees
  • OTOH: On The Other Hand
  • OTOOH: On The Other Other Hand
  • OTTH: On The Third Hand
  • OWLING: Crouching and staring like an owl
  • P!ATD: Panic! At The Disco (band)
  • P&C: Point and Click
  • P&L: Profit And Loss
  • P&L: Peace And Love
  • P&P: Party And Play
  • P&P: Postage And Packaging
  • PATD: Panic At The Disco (band)
  • PB&J: Peanut Butter and Jelly
  • PBJ: Peanut Butter and Jelly
  • PEBCAC: Problem Exists Between Chair And Computer
  • PEBCAK: Problem Exists Between Chair And Keyboard
  • PEBKAC: Problem Exists Between Keyboard And Chair
  • PHAT: Pretty Hot And Tempting
  • PING: Send a packet to a computer and wait for its return (Packet INternet Groper)
  • PLH: Peace, Love and Happiness

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DEAR Definition

Very simple, It is Drop Everything And Read.

Last updated at 02/15/17 2:50 AM by editor@islangy.com