a : wet or stained with tears : tearful <teary eyes>
b : consisting of tears or drops resembling tears
: causing tears : pathetic <a teary story>
Examples of TEARY
- There were many teary eyes among those in the audience.
- He made a teary farewell to the fans.
First Known Use of TEARY
Related to TEARY
- depressing, dismal, drear, dreary, heartbreaking, heartrending, melancholy, mournful, pathetic, saddening, sorry, tearful, sad
- cheering, cheery, glad, happy
Rhymes with TEARY
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