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blear

verb \ ˈblir \

Definition of blear

transitive verb
1 :to make (the eyes) sore or watery
2 :dim, blur

Examples of blear in a Sentence

  1. her image was bleared, as if I were staring at it through a watery lens

Origin and Etymology of blear

Middle English bleren, probably from Old English *blerian; akin to Low German bleer-oged bleary-eyed


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blear

adjective

Definition of blear

1 :dim with water or tears
2 :obscure to the view or imagination

Examples of blear in a Sentence

  1. I can't describe him; all I saw was a blear figure for an instant.

First Known Use of blear

14th century


Medical Dictionary

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blear

transitive verb \ ˈbli(ə)r \

medical Definition of blear

:to make (the eyes) sore or watery

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blear

adjective

medical Definition of blear

:dim with water or tears

blear-eyed

play \-ˈīd\ adjective


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