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teary

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adjective \ˈtir-ē\

Simple Definition of teary

  • : filled with tears or happening with tears

Full Definition of teary

tear·i·ertear·i·est

  1. 1a :  wet or stained with tears :  tearful <teary eyes>b :  consisting of tears or drops resembling tears

  2. 2 :  causing tears :  pathetic <a teary story>

Examples of teary

  1. There were many teary eyes among those in the audience.

  2. He made a teary farewell to the fans.



14th Century

First Known Use of teary

14th century


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