from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Having tears in the eyes, as from emotion: teary-eyed wedding guests.
- adj. Marked by tears or weeping: a teary-eyed confession.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. with eyes full of tears
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But I watch his movies for scenes like this ( "Llorando," sung by Rebekah Del Rio, is a cover of Roy Orbison's "Crying," and this scene does make me teary-eyed):
I think I'm getting a little teary-eyed right now.
And as he experiences some of his life's greatest and worst hits and tries to find a way to get some essential Leviathan intel to Sam and Dean, we find out a lot about the character and proceed to get all teary-eyed in the process.
In one sign of the stress as the nuclear crisis unfolded, an American official helping to coordinate activities with the Japanese Self Defense Forces grew teary-eyed when discussing these cooperative efforts.
Laura is declared safe and leaves the runway teary-eyed.
The tail end of Warren Ellis 'and Colleen Doran's Orbiter also got me teary-eyed.
Faulk got teary-eyed when asked how his mother reacted to his election.
The winner was mobbed by teary-eyed family who greeted and hugged him in the finishing chute on Front Street in Nome.
This is the first time you've made me cry during a book, I was full on crying, not just teary-eyed.
I was teary-eyed when he begs her not to leave him.
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