misty-eyed

adjective \ ˈmis-tē-ˌīd \

Definition of misty-eyed

1 :having tearful eyes
2 :dreamy, sentimental
  • misty-eyed recollections

First Known Use of misty-eyed

1895


MISTY-EYED Defined for English Language Learners

misty-eyed

adjective

Definition of misty-eyed for English Language Learners

  • : having tears in your eyes

  • : dreamy or sentimental


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