teardrop

noun
tear·​drop | \ ˈtir-ˌdräp How to pronounce teardrop (audio) \

Definition of teardrop

2 : something shaped like a dropping tear specifically : a pendent gem (as on an earring)

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Or that someone once made a full-size, working teardrop camper. Ann Lien, House Beautiful, "You Can Get a Lego Replica of Your Own House!," 26 June 2019 The iconic figure, nearly centered on the page, is a monumental Venus of Willendorf, but her breasts are the teardrop eyes of an angry Mickey Mouse. Stephen Ellis, The New York Review of Books, "Willem de Kooning: Acrobat with a Paint Brush," 1 June 2019 While some teardrops feel a bit like a dark cave inside, the interior of the Droplet is bright and airy thanks to a half dome front window that provides great stargazing. Megan Barber, Curbed, "Tiny camper trailer can be towed by almost any car," 9 Oct. 2018 Like most teardrops, the kitchen is accessed from the rear of the trailer. Megan Barber, Curbed, "Teardrop trailer features bunkbeds to sleep a family of 4," 23 Oct. 2018 The 28-year-old actress looked incredibly elegant in a hot pink, one-shoulder gown by Zac Posen, styled with glamorous, turquoise teardrop earrings from Lorraine Schwartz, and an effortless up-do hairstyle. Lucy Wood, Marie Claire, "Wells Adams Lost All Chill Over Sarah Hyland at the Vanity Fair Oscars Party," 26 Feb. 2019 Over time, the royal acquired more pieces, including the teardrop necklace (in the photo above). Marina Liao, Marie Claire, "Meghan Markle's Top 5 Favorite Jewelry Brands of All Time," 2 Jan. 2019 Kate accessorized the look with diamond and pearl teardrop earrings, a statement-making diamond bracelet, and a simple white clutch with silver hardware. Kayleigh Roberts, Marie Claire, "Kate Middleton Wears Stunning One-Shoulder, White Gown to the 2019 BAFTAs," 10 Feb. 2019 The teardrop-shaped bags don’t hurt your wrists; they’re filled with water, more forgiving than sand. Ashley Mateo, WSJ, "Why Boxing Is the Best Workout of 2019," 16 Jan. 2019

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First Known Use of teardrop

1776, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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tearful

teargas

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teardrop

noun

English Language Learners Definition of teardrop

: something that is pointed at the top and round at the bottom : something that is shaped like a falling tear

teardrop

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tear·​drop | \ ˈtir-ˌdräp How to pronounce teardrop (audio) \

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