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  • adj.blurry
  • adj.tired

synonyms for bleary

  • blurred
  • cloudy
  • dim
  • dull
  • fuzzy
  • indistinct
  • unclear

antonyms for bleary

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  • bright
  • clear
  • distinct
  • energized
  • full of life
  • illuminated
  • invigorated
  • lively
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How to use bleary in a sentence

Her eyes were bleary, and her cigarette held on to her lip like a magic trick.
PUERTO RICAN PERNIL IS A STANDOUT THANKSGIVING ROAST. JUST GUARD THAT CRISPY SKIN.MONTI CARLONOVEMBER 18, 2021WASHINGTON POST
By mid-June 2020, there were already signs that our bleary-eyed re-emergence was premature.
THE U.S. COVID-19 OUTBREAK IS STILL BAD—AND IT COULD GET WORSECHRIS WILSONJUNE 23, 2021TIME
An electrician looked under the porch to check the electrical box and saw bleary bear eyes blinking back.
CHANGING PEOPLE’S BEHAVIOR CAN MAKE BEAR LIFE BETTERBETHANY BROOKSHIREAPRIL 8, 2021SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
I found him first, a little withered, dried-up old fellow, wrinkled-faced and bleary-eyed and tottery.
BEFORE ADAMJACK LONDON
He was not a pleasant object to look upon, with his straggling hair, and his blotched face, and his bloodshot bleary eyes.
GRIFB. L. (BENJAMIN LEOPOLD) FARJEON
He was a very big, large-boned hound, gray with age and wrinkled and lame, and bleary-eyed.
TALES OF LONELY TRAILSZANE GREY
The bleary red eyes glanced at her keenly, and appeared to appreciate her disappointment.
THE LEADER OF THE LOWER SCHOOLANGELA BRAZIL
He paused with a grimy finger in the middle of a column of figures, and peered at Gipsy with a pair of red, bleary eyes.
THE LEADER OF THE LOWER SCHOOLANGELA BRAZIL
The man at the wheel lifted a bleary eye and blinked; then, unsteadily touching his forehead, answered: "Fe' dow'-shtairs, shir."
"WHERE ANGELS FEAR TO TREAD" AND OTHER STORIES OF THE SEAMORGAN ROBERTSON
When he awoke it was broad daylight and the dimly burning bulb of the reading-lamp shone with a futile bleary light.
THE REST HOLLOW MYSTERYREBECCA N. PORTER
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO BLEARY

  • bleary
  • blurred
  • cloudy
  • filmy
  • foggy
  • fuzzy
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.