bleary-eyed

adjective
\ ˈblir-ē-ˌīd How to pronounce bleary-eyed (audio) \

Definition of bleary-eyed

: having the eyes dimmed and watery (as from fatigue, drink, or emotion)

First Known Use of bleary-eyed

1847, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of bleary-eyed was in 1847

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“Bleary-eyed.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bleary-eyed. Accessed 25 Jun. 2021.

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bleary-eyed

adjective

English Language Learners Definition of bleary-eyed

: having eyes that look very tired and watery

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