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weeping

adjective

of a tree : having thin branches that hang down toward the ground

Full Definition of WEEPING

1
:  tearful
2
archaic :  rainy
3
:  having slender pendent branches <a weeping beech>
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Examples of WEEPING

  1. <with its long, weeping fronds, this plant makes a nice ornamental>
  2. <a weeping song about a long-lost love>

First Known Use of WEEPING

before 12th century

Rhymes with WEEPING

WEEPING Defined for Kids

weeping

adjective weep·ing \ˈwē-piŋ\

Definition of WEEPING for Kids

:  having slender drooping branches <a weeping birch>
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