misty-eyed

adjective
\ ˈmi-stē-ˌīd How to pronounce misty-eyed (audio) \

Definition of misty-eyed

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

First Known Use of misty-eyed

1895, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Misty-eyed.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/misty-eyed. Accessed 3 Apr. 2020.

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misty-eyed

adjective
How to pronounce misty-eyed (audio)

English Language Learners Definition of misty-eyed

: having tears in your eyes
: dreamy or sentimental

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