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weeper

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noun weep·er \ˈwē-pər\

Simple Definition of weeper

  • : a sad movie, song, etc., that makes people cry

Full Definition of weeper

  1. 1 a :  one that weeps b :  a professional mourner

  2. 2 :  a small statue of a figure in mourning on a funeral monument

  3. 3 :  a badge of mourning worn especially in the 18th and 19th centuries

  4. 4 plural :  long and flowing side-whiskers

  5. 5 :  tearjerker

Examples of weeper

  1. The movie is a weeper about a single mother facing cancer.



13th Century

First Known Use of weeper

13th century



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