Teary definition

tîrē
Causing weeping.

A teary movie; a teary goodbye.

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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.

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Inclined to weep.

He becomes teary when he reminisces.

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Filled or wet with tears.

Teary eyes.

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Of or resembling tears.
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Of a person, having eyes filled with tears; inclined to cry.

No wonder Ryan was teary; He missed his parents.

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Of eyes, filled with tears.

Wade looked through his girlfriend's teary eyes.

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Other Word Forms

Adjective

Base Form:
teary
Comparative:
tearier
Superlative:
teariest

Origin of teary

  • tear +"Ž -y

    From Wiktionary