adjective, tearier, teariest.
of or like tears.
adjective tearier, teariest
characterized by, covered with, or secreting tears
given to weeping; tearful
adjective 1. with tears welling up in one’s eyes: teary-eyed mourners.
noun 1. the dried and prepared leaves of a shrub, Camellia sinensis, from which a somewhat bitter, aromatic beverage is prepared by infusion in hot water. 2. the shrub itself, extensively cultivated in China, Japan, India, etc., and having fragrant white flowers. Compare tea family. 3. the beverage so prepared, served hot or iced. 4. […]
verb (used with object), teased, teasing. 1. to irritate or provoke with persistent petty distractions, trifling raillery, or other annoyance, often in sport. 2. to pull apart or separate the adhering fibers of (wool or the like), as in combing or carding; comb or card, as wool; shred. 3. to ruffle (the hair) by holding […]
noun 1. Sara, 1884–1933, U.S. poet.