weepy


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Related to weepy: lachrymose, weeping, weepy eye

weep·y

 (wē′pē)
adj. weep·i·er, weep·i·est
1. Weeping or inclined to weep; tearful.
2. Very sentimental: a weepy movie.

weepy

(ˈwiːpɪ)
adj, weepier or weepiest
(Physiology) liable or tending to weep
n, pl weepies
1. (Literary & Literary Critical Terms) a romantic and sentimental film or book
2. (Film) a romantic and sentimental film or book
ˈweepily adv
ˈweepiness n

weep•y

(ˈwi pi)

adj. weep•i•er, weep•i•est.
1. easily moved to tears; tearful; lachrymose.
2. marked or accompanied by weeping: a weepy account.
3. tending to cause weeping; sad: a weepy novel.
4. exuding water or other moisture.
[1595–1605]
weep′i•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.weepy - liable to weep easilyweepy - liable to weep easily    
tearful - filled with or marked by tears; "tearful eyes"; "tearful entreaties"

weepy

adjective
1. tearful, crying, weeping, sobbing, whimpering, close to tears, blubbering, lachrymose, on the verge of tears After her mother's death she was depressed and weepy for months.
noun
1. tear-jerker (informal) The film is an old-fashioned weepy with fine performances by both stars.

weepy

adjective
Filled with or shedding tears:
Idiom: in tears.
Translations

weepy

[ˈwiːpɪ]
A. ADJ
1. (= tearful) [person] → llorón; [eyes] → lloroso
to feel weepysentir or tener ganas de llorar
to get or become weepy (about sth)ponerse a llorar (por algo)
2. (= sentimental) [film, novel, song] → lacrimógeno
B. N (= film) → película f lacrimógena, melodrama m; (= novel) → novela f lacrimógena

weepy

[ˈwiːpi] n (= film) → mélo m

weepy

(inf)
adj (+er) personweinerlich; (inf) filmrührselig; that was a very weepy film (inf)der Film hat schwer auf die Tränendrüsen gedrückt (inf)
n (inf: = film etc) → Schmachtfetzen m (inf)

weepy

[ˈwiːpɪ]
1. adjpiagnucoloso/a
2. n (fam) (film) → film m strappalacrime inv
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