- The definition of teary is someone about to cry or crying.
An example of someone who would be described as teary is someone who is crying.
teary definition by Webster's New World
teary definition by American Heritage Dictionary
adjective tear·i·er, tear·i·est
- a. Filled or wet with tears: teary eyes.b. Of or resembling tears.
- Causing weeping: a teary movie; a teary goodbye.
- Inclined to weep: He becomes teary when he reminisces.
- tearˈi·ly adverb
- tearˈi·ness noun