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weeper

[wee-per] /ˈwi pər/
noun
1.
a person who weeps.
2.
(formerly) a hired mourner at a funeral.
3.
something worn as a badge of mourning, as a widow's black veil.
4.
a wine bottle that has lost some of its contents through the cork.
5.
any of various loose-hanging, streamerlike objects, as a long, hanging hatband or a strand of moss hanging from a tree.
6.
Informal. a sad story, motion picture, song, or the like, that is apt to make one cry.
Origin
1350-1400
1350-1400; Middle English; see weep1, -er1
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British Dictionary definitions for weeper

weeper

/ˈwiːpə/
noun
1.
a person who weeps, esp a hired mourner
2.
something worn as a sign of mourning
3.
a hole through a wall, to allow water to drain away
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Slang definitions & phrases for weeper

weeper

noun

A sentimental or otherwise tearful movie, play, etc; tear-jerker: It was the weepers that established her as a top Hollywood star/ The daytime weepies have been greatly enriched by a new soap opera (1940s+)


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