Definitions

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

  • adj. Weeping or inclined to weep; tearful.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Inclined to weep; tearful or lachrymose.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Moist: springy; exuding moisture; oozy; seepy: as, weepy clay; weepy stone.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. liable to weep easily

Etymologies

weep +‎ -y (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • But toggling nasty with weepy is draining my patience.

    Alynda Wheat's Beat Cop: A moment of silence for 'Southland' | EW.com

  • Gave me tingles and even made me a little weepy, which is a sure sign of successful blogging!

    » Memories of 2009 Strocel.com

  • It's a great recording -- it made me get all weepy, which is pretty unusual in a story I wrote myself.

    April 28th, 2008

  • You may recall weepy Josiah Leming during the Hollywood round – no doubt gifted and repeatedly mentioned to be living out of his car, but eventually passed on to make it to the top 24 finals.

    American Idol Reject Josiah Leming Gets Record Deal

  • I heard a woman at a party saying that she stays on anti-depressants because she gets "weepy" when she goes off them.

    Thomas Scheff: Practical Therapy for Soldiers' Depression

  • GROSS: A lot of country is a kind of weepy singing because some of the songs are so sad about, like, tragic love, being an alcoholic, like all the horrible things that can happen to you, and I don't think you do weepy, but you have this kind of, like, desolate sound when you're singing some of these songs that really works.

    John Doe, The Sadies Rock The 'Country Club'

  • GROSS: A lot of country is a kind of weepy singing because some of the songs are so sad about, like, tragic love, being an alcoholic, like all horrible things that can happen to you, and I don't think you do weepy, but you have this kind of, like, desolate sound when you're singing some of these songs that really works.

    Always On My Mind: John Doe Goes Country

  • Schnabel, to his great credit, never allows the film to degenerate into the kind of weepy Oscar-bait that such extreme physical performances usually entail.

    Archive 2008-01-01

  • I'm nervous because an otherwise normal grownup told me yesterday she's watched the will. i.am (Black Eyed Peas) "Yes We Can" Obama video about 100 times and gets "weepy" every time.

    The Iseman Cometh

  • He enjoys, above all things, giving a ludicrous twist to a "weepy" ballad.

    Kitchener's Mob Adventures of an American in the British Army

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