teary-eyed


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tear·y-eyed

(tîr′ē-īd′)
adj.
1. Having tears in the eyes, as from emotion: teary-eyed wedding guests.
2. Marked by tears or weeping: a teary-eyed confession.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.teary-eyed - with eyes full of tearsteary-eyed - with eyes full of tears    
tearful - filled with or marked by tears; "tearful eyes"; "tearful entreaties"
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