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weepy

[wee-pee] /ˈwi pi/
adjective, weepier, weepiest.
1.
weeping or tending to weep; tearful; lachrymose.
2.
Informal. sad or sentimental, especially to the point of causing one to weep:
a movie with a weepy ending.
3.
exuding water or other moisture; leaky; seepy.
Origin
1595-1605
1595-1605; weep1 + -y1
Related forms
weepiness, noun
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Examples for weepy
  • The author explains the story so vividly that even the strongest of heart will feel weepy.
  • If you intend to fight the good fight don't get all sentimental and weepy.
  • If the sores are weepy, oozing or wet or cannot be covered, the student will be sent home immediately.
  • Under the influence of alcohol, a drinker may be emotional and weepy.
  • If the skin is blistered and weepy, cool the burn and get medical attention.
  • It may also become red or swollen, crusted, or weepy.
  • Several weepy speeches about friendship, loyalty and honor set the stage for their late-blooming bond to be tested.
British Dictionary definitions for weepy

weepy

/ˈwiːpɪ/
adjective weepier, weepiest
1.
liable or tending to weep
noun (pl) weepies
2.
a romantic and sentimental film or book
Derived Forms
weepily, adverb
weepiness, noun
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Word Origin and History for weepy
adj.

1825, from weep + -y (2). Related: Weepily; weepiness.

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