teardrop

[teer-drop]
noun
1.
a tear or something suggesting a tear: A single teardrop rolled down her face.
2.
something shaped like a drop of a thin liquid, having a globular form at the bottom, tapering to a point at the top.

Origin:
1790–1800; tear1 + drop

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teardrop tear·drop (tēr'drŏp')
n.

  1. A single tear.

  2. An object shaped like a tear.

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Example sentences
The racquet heads are the size of a small skillet, slightly teardrop-shaped and strung tightly.
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