teary-eyed

adjective

: having eyes that are wet with tears
I got a little teary-eyed at the end of the movie.

Examples of teary-eyed in a Sentence

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“Teary-eyed.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/teary-eyed. Accessed 16 Jul. 2024.

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