Definition of teardrop
1 : 3tear 1a
2 : something shaped like a dropping tear; specifically : a pendent gem (as on an earring)
Recent Examples of teardrop from the Web
There were crinoline explosions and Panama teardrops, tiny little fascinators and huge brimmed sunbonnets.
From the front bumper to the A-pillar, the car looks fantastic: clean, elegant, modern, a little risky (see the teardrop lights?).
Besides enjoying surprising popularity in its day, the tiny car, with its teardrop shape and unique front-end door, has risen to cult status in the decades since.
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First Known Use of teardrop
TEARDROP Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of teardrop for English Language Learners
: something that is pointed at the top and round at the bottom : something that is shaped like a falling tear
TEARDROP Defined for Kids
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