\ ˈwē-pē How to pronounce weepy (audio) \
weepier; weepiest

Definition of weepy

: inclined to weep : tearful

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Examples of weepy in a Sentence

She started getting weepy when she talked about her mother. I'm weepy enough that I even cry at happy endings to movies and books.
Recent Examples on the Web Most all berries work (raspberries, blueberries, blackberries), but avoid strawberries, which can be too soft and weepy. Ali Slagle, Bon Appétit, 3 May 2022 But Zuckerberg had reason to be weepy: His company’s stock had fallen 26 percent, wiping out more than $200 billion in market value, after a disastrous earnings forecast. Alex Shephard, The New Republic, 4 Feb. 2022 On a series with no shortage of weepy story lines, William is a figure of singular pathos. New York Times, 2 Dec. 2021 Plus, has anyone in the history of time been more attractive than weepy single dad Jude Law in glasses? Anne Cohen, refinery29.com, 21 Nov. 2021 Adele, the queen of broken hearts who has built a career on weepy ballads, is a happy gal these days. Los Angeles Times, 15 Nov. 2021 The final showdown, an interminable search-and-rescue mission on an island compound off the coast of Japan, supposes that what the fans want more than anything else is weepy, wheezy cliché-mongering. New York Times, 29 Sep. 2021 Then the scene turns from weepy fearfulness to lustful. Angelica Jade Bastién, Vulture, 20 Oct. 2021 There’s something about the way Lainey Wilson sings that brings to mind the great, weepy country queens of yore. Jon Freeman, Rolling Stone, 23 Sep. 2021 See More

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First Known Use of weepy

15th century, in the meaning defined above

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17 May 2022

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“Weepy.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/weepy. Accessed 23 May. 2022.

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