Definitions

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Dimmed, as by a watery humor; affected with rheum.

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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of blear.

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Examples

  • And all is seared with trade; bleared, smeared with toil;

    God’s Grandeur « Unknowing

  • The sharp ears were not pricked so sharply as he had seen them on other wolves; the eyes were bleared and bloodshot, the head seemed to droop limply and forlornly.

    LOVE OF LIFE

  • Her limbs dragged and shuffled, her eyes dimmed and bleared, and only the little children found joy against the withered cheek of the old squaw by the fire.

    THE LAW OF LIFE

  • And all is seared with trade; bleared, smeared with toil;

    God’s Grandeur « Unknowing

  • Tom King's bleared eyes saw the gloved fist driving at his jaw, and he willed to guard it by interposing his arm.

    A PIECE OF STEAK

  • The meat, and the tea, and the tobacco seemed to have brought him back to life, and he gripped tighter hold of the idea behind his age-bleared eyes.

    THE WHITE MAN'S WAY

  • Daughtry have sworn that he had seen a flash of anxiety break through the dream-films that bleared the Ancient Mariner's eyes.

    CHAPTER IX

  • A cloud forms above the cab but in the bleared sunshine it's more like a mist than smoke.

    The Last of Boland

  • The meat, and the tea, and the tobacco seemed to have brought him back to life, and he gripped tighter hold of the idea behind his age-bleared eyes.

    The White Man's Way

  • The sharp ears were not pricked so sharply as he had seen them on other wolves; the eyes were bleared and bloodshot, the head seemed to droop limply and forlornly.

    LOVE OF LIFE

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