To blur; dim.
To blur or redden (the eyes).
Made dim by tears, mucus, etc.
Blurred; dim; indistinct; misty.
To dim (the eyes) with tears, mucus, etc.
To blur (a surface or an outline)
Causing or caused by dimness of sight.
Origin of blear
- Middle English bleren
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- Of uncertain origin; perhaps related to blur.