weep·ie | \ˈwē-pē \

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The filmmakers and their charmingly sympathetic leads leave us with a picture of connubial needs and desires which, while maybe improbable, conjures up all the absorbing wistfulness of a classic weepie. Tom Russo, BostonGlobe.com, "A love letter that’s written in the sand," 23 May 2018 Even his less gratifying efforts — a passable, if underwhelming pair of Spider-Man films and last year's by-the-book weepie Gifted — were crafted with polish and professionalism. Jon Frosch, The Hollywood Reporter, "'The Only Living Boy in New York': Film Review," 5 Aug. 2017

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First Known Use of weepie

1928, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of weepie was in 1928

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English Language Learners Definition of weepie

: a sad movie that makes people cry

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