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  • as inweeping
  • as inweepy

synonyms for teary-eyed

  • sobbing
  • teary
  • wailing
  • blubbering
  • howling
  • tearful
  • weepy
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How to use teary-eyed in a sentence

Robinson looked at him suspiciously as he took it, and the animals eyed him with evident distrust.
DAVY AND THE GOBLINCHARLES E. CARRYL
Punch gathered himself together and eyed the house with disfavour.
KIPLING STORIES AND POEMS EVERY CHILD SHOULD KNOW, BOOK IIRUDYARD KIPLING
A flock of weary sheep pattered along the road, barnward bound, heavy eyed and bleating softly.
THE SOLDIER OF THE VALLEYNELSON LLOYD
They were a well-matched pair; iron-nerved, both of them, the sort of men to face sudden death open-eyed and unafraid.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
Two or three deep-eyed, long-lashed Monegasque men smiled at her kindly, as Monegasque men and Italians smile at all children.
ROSEMARY IN SEARCH OF A FATHERC. N. WILLIAMSON
The memory of the hawk-nosed, steel-eyed officer who rode from Kurnaul to Meerut in twenty-four hours smote him like a whip.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
Naw, I sold my outfit to a goggle-eyed pilgrim that has an idea buffalo hides is prime all summer.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
Behind O'Dell stood a policeman; behind him again, a grave-eyed man stooped to an unusual task.
UNCANNY TALESVARIOUS
He eyed her artfully, winked playfully, and continued: "You'll like it when you get the modesty out of yourself."
THE HOMESTEADEROSCAR MICHEAUX
She was fair as a lily, with bright golden hair, and bore no resemblance to this dark-eyed, black-browed wench.
THE WORLD BEFORE THEMSUSANNA MOODIE
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WORDS RELATED TO TEARY-EYED

  • blubbering
  • howling
  • sobbing
  • tearful
  • teary
  • teary-eyed
  • wailing
  • weepy
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

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