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
References in classic literature ?
"Yes, she seemed rather weepy. She insisted on kissing me and Philip."
I shall put a bold face on, and if I do feel weepy, he shall never see it.
Unconventional, Weepy the Dragon and The Backwards K by J.J.
Hugo has had a constant weepy eye throughout his life, it is not infected, a daily wipe is all that is needed.
Even little kids can tell something's up when adults are hushed, angry, or weepy. Grade schoolers may get the news from an older kid, overhear a conversation, or catch details on the radio in the car or in a news broadcast we're watching while making dinner.
of a few thin swinging as as his weepy The death of Ken Dodd reminded us things.
Q My four-month-old cocker spaniel has a constantly weepy eye which doesn't seem to irritate her.
Lachrymose and weepy, the nation demands justice for Zainab's muder.
Ex-Girls Aloud singer SARAH HARDING, 35, looks weepy as she is crowned winner of Celebrity Big Brother.
Bring your hankies for what is bound to be a weepy.
But Rebecca manages to be emotional without sliding into being weepy and saccharine - this is a woman on fire, and on form.
Summary: Film journalism is known for its reductive shorthand and "weepy" is among its more concise, and precise, genre descriptions.