teardrop

noun tear·drop \ ˈtir-ˌdräp \
Updated on: 24 Nov 2017

Definition of teardrop

1 : 3tear 1a
2 : something shaped like a dropping tear; specifically : a pendent gem (as on an earring)

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First Known Use of teardrop

1776


TEARDROP Defined for English Language Learners

teardrop

noun

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

teardrop

noun tear·drop \ ˈtir-ˌdräp \

Definition of teardrop for Students

: 1tear


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