tearstain

noun
tear·​stain | \ ˈtir-ˌstān How to pronounce tearstain (audio) \

Definition of tearstain

: a spot or streak left by tears

Other Words from tearstain

tearstained \ ˈtir-​ˌstānd How to pronounce tearstain (audio) \ adjective

First Known Use of tearstain

1922, in the meaning defined above

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“Tearstain.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tearstain. Accessed 1 Mar. 2021.

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