Open Dictionary
mouse here to listen, click to choose/add more
Location: USA
Source: Learn That Word
Profile URL:

Are you a native English speaker? How do you pronounce this word?

Thank you for contributing!
upload mp3 file or record now it's easy, promised!

{%type%} Definitions

WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

adj. - With one's sight organs filled with drops of the clear salty saline solution secreted by the lacrimal glands

Usage examples (39)
  • He's teary-eyed and goes back to the dishing area.
  • STACK: She was, you know, teary-eyed and very real.
  • By all accounts it was a fond and teary-eyed affair.
  • CHO: Yeah you know, people got teary-eyed about this. for more
Tutoring comment

Tutoring comment not yet available...

add more
The Open Dictionary of English is a collaborative project, based on Open Source materials, LearnThat resources, and partner APIs.
We give special thanks to our LearnThat volunteers, as well as Princeton University and Wiktionary for their Open Source word data. We're also grateful for the support given by Google,,, and YouTube,,,,, as well as the generous Creative Commons community.