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bleary-eyed

[bleer-ee-ahyd] /ˈblɪər iˌaɪd/
adjective
1.
having bleary eyes.
2.
dull of perception; shortsighted.
Also, blear-eyed.
Origin
1350-1400
1350-1400; Middle English
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  • They let you snap sharp photos of your pals at the pub no matter how bleary-eyed you're feeling.
  • bleary-eyed police officers who had been in position since before sunrise wielded cups of coffee.
  • At last: a lodging truly geared to bleary-eyed travelers en route to still another destination.
  • Finding a tank and looking through all the fish to find the correct tag leaves you bleary-eyed and tired.
British Dictionary definitions for bleary-eyed

bleary-eyed

adjective
1.
with eyes blurred, as with old age or after waking
2.
physically or mentally unperceptive
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