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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Having a watery discharge from the mucous membranes, especially of the eyes or nose.

Usage examples (37)
  • The cow had a rheumy eye.
  • His rheumy eyes focused on Kurtz in the dim light.
  • One of the man's eyes looked translucent and rheumy.
  • He smiled softly and timidly with blue, rheumy eyes. for more
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  • Another word that sounds similar to rheumy is roomy which means having lots of space.
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