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)

Examples of teardrop in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Our analysts love the unique teardrop shape and structure of this bean bag chair that allow it to be used for sitting, lounging and lying with ample support for your body during any activity. Emma Seymour, Good Housekeeping, 5 Aug. 2022 This recipe doubles down on it in an elegant infusion of our favorite teardrop-shaped nut. Su-jit Lin, Better Homes & Gardens, 1 Aug. 2022 Last year, another team of students created the Stella Vita, a solar -powered teardrop trailer that could travel up to 450 miles a day. Bryan Hood, Robb Report, 26 July 2022 So Kosareff and her husband, Joe, started Vacations in a Can, which rents compact teardrop trailers. Berne Broudy, Outside Online, 18 May 2015 About the size of a low-slung compact sedan and shaped like a windswept teardrop, its tiny, bubble-like frontal area contrasts with a substantial side profile that stretches over a 110.2-inch wheelbase. Mike Sutton, Car and Driver, 24 July 2022 The Demi, named after the daughter of Bock's close friend Briana Yates Lengyel, has herringbone and link chains with a crystal teardrop charm. Hedy Phillips, PEOPLE.com, 8 July 2022 Some had fake teardrop tattoos, others wore shower caps, white tank tops and low-rise jeans that exposed their underwear. New York Times, 24 Mar. 2022 Its compact teardrop-shape is sleek and light to carry. Bridget Arsenault, Forbes, 15 June 2022 See More

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First Known Use of teardrop

1776, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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15 Aug 2022

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“Teardrop.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/teardrop. Accessed 18 Aug. 2022.

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