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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Informal A work, especially a film or play, that is excessively sentimental.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A sad or sentimental film, often portraying troubled romance, designed to elicit a tearfully emotional response from its audience.

Etymologies

From weep. (Wiktionary)

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