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teary

adjective \ˈtir-ē\

: filled with tears or happening with tears

tear·i·ertear·i·est

Full Definition of TEARY

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

First Known Use of TEARY

14th century

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