Examples of tearjerker in a Sentence
I'm not in the mood to see a tearjerker. Let's watch something funny instead.
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As in his 2013 prison-break tearjerker, Ain’t Them Bodies Saints, Lowery pairs Affleck with Rooney Mara and then tears them apart.
Your Name is wistful and full of wonder, a dreamy tearjerker that is blissfully transporting.
Nothing akin to the schmaltzy tearjerkers that feel like an assault on the senses, Barry Jenkins’s Moonlight is a portrait almost too touching for words.
There are decent Allenesque situations and humor, but they are undermined by some flat jokes, a running gag that goes on too long and a tearjerker strain toward the end.
From the funny to the heartwarming to the downright tearjerkers, here are a bunch of our favorite celebrity posts from this Mother’s Day.
Among their LPs, Pepper is not the most moving (only two tearjerkers) or the most consistent (at least two space-fillers).
The Tony nominations are in, and Josh Groban, Bette Midler, and Ben Platt, the breakout star of tearjerker musical Dear Evan Hansen, are having an excellent Tuesday.
The story is always written as a tearjerker, with praise for the person’s uncomplaining attitude; a car is usually donated to the subject in the end.
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TEARJERKER Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of tearjerker for English Language Learners
: a story, song, movie, etc., that makes you cry or feel very sad
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