bleary

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blear·y

 (blîr′ē)
adj. blear·i·er, blear·i·est
1. Watery, filmy, or unable to see clearly: bleary eyes.
2. Tired, disoriented, or bleary-eyed: He shuffled around the kitchen, bleary with sleep.
3. Vaguely outlined; indistinct: "The Palisades are wan and bleary with heat" (Clement Greenberg).

blear′i·ly adv.
blear′i·ness n.
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bleary

(ˈblɪərɪ)
adj, blearier or bleariest
1. Also : bleared (of eyes or vision) dimmed or blurred, as by tears or tiredness
2. indistinct or unclear
3. exhausted; tired
ˈblearily adv
ˈbleariness n
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blear•y

(ˈblɪər i)

adj. blear•i•er, blear•i•est.
1. (of the eyes or sight) blurred or dimmed, as from sleep or weariness.
2. indistinct; unclear: a bleary view of the horizon.
3. fatigued; worn-out.
[1350–1400]
blear′i•ly, adv.
blear′i•ness, n.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.bleary - tired to the point of exhaustionbleary - tired to the point of exhaustion  
tired - depleted of strength or energy; "tired mothers with crying babies"; "too tired to eat"
2.bleary - indistinct or hazy in outlinebleary - indistinct or hazy in outline; "a landscape of blurred outlines"; "the trees were just blurry shapes"
indistinct - not clearly defined or easy to perceive or understand; "indistinct shapes in the gloom"; "an indistinct memory"; "only indistinct notions of what to do"
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bleary

adjective dim, blurred, fogged, murky, fuzzy, watery, misty, hazy, foggy, blurry, ill-defined, indistinct, rheumy Mona smiled at her through bleary eyes.
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bleary

adjective
1. Extremely tired:
Informal: beat, bushed, tuckered (out).
Slang: done in, fagged (out), pooped (out).
Idioms: all in, ready to drop.
2. Not clearly perceived or perceptible:
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Translations

bleary

[ˈblɪərɪ] ADJ (blearier (compar) (bleariest (superl))) (with tears, sleep) → lloroso; (= tired) → agotado
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bleary

[ˈblɪəri] adj [eyes] → troublebleary-eyed [ˌblɪəriˈaɪd] adjaux yeux troubles
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bleary

adj (+er)
eyestrübe; (after sleep) → verschlafen
(= blurred)verschwommen
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bleary

[ˈblɪərɪ] adj (eyes) → appannato/a
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References in periodicals archive ?
There have been some blearier eyes than ever this week at Park P addocks, with selling going on until nearly 10pm some evenings, and Mahony added that Tattersalls would consider adding an extra day to the foals and the breeding stock week.