adjective, tearier, teariest.
of or like tears.

1325–75; Middle English tery. See tear1, -y1

tearily, adverb
teariness, noun
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teary (ˈtɪərɪ)
adj , tearier, teariest
1.  characterized by, covered with, or secreting tears
2.  given to weeping; tearful

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Example sentences
She was a lovely sight through my teary eyes, even with her face flushed from rushing.
But she's seen the movie six or seven teary times so far.
Various civilians will portray family, friends and neighbors showing support and bidding teary farewells to the brave volunteers.
Let's not get all teary-eyed when they do it in a tough, brutal, violent way.
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