weeper


weep·er

noun \ˈwē-pər\

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

Full Definition of WEEPER

1
a :  one that weeps
b :  a professional mourner
2
:  a small statue of a figure in mourning on a funeral monument
3
:  a badge of mourning worn especially in the 18th and 19th centuries
4
plural :  long and flowing side-whiskers
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Examples of WEEPER

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

First Known Use of WEEPER

13th century

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