His face was pale and haggard, and his eyes were bleared and heavy.
His eyes were bleared, his thin hair all tossed, and he was shaking.
He was dirty, his eyes were bleared, and the cunning, shifty look betokened a long life of vicious habits.
Her smile had gone, but she was searching the bleared eyes of the man.
The bleared, spectacled eyes lit up, the prim mouth broke into a smile which matched the April sun.
His face was flushed and red; his eyes were watery, bleared.
But this poor creature is made with her bleared blind eyes to fall into the very lowest depths of feminine ignobility.
A bleared winter sun was sinking down through a scarf of mist.
Maren dried her bleared eyes, and looked faithfully into his.
It was the living face as he remembered it—bleared, bloated, gross, and drunken.
c.1300, blere "watery, rheumy," perhaps related to blur. Cf. Middle High German blerre "having blurred vision."
"to dim (of vision); to have watery or rheumy eyes," early 14c., of uncertain origin, possibly from an Old English *blerian, from the same source as blear (adj.). Related: Bleared; blearing.