EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

rheum +‎ -y

AdjectiveEdit

rheumy (comparative rheumier, superlative rheumiest)

  1. of, relating to, or producing rheum from the mucous membranes; watery
    • 1929, Robert Dean Frisbee, The Book of Puka-Puka (republished by Eland, 2019; p. 100):
      Her lips were clammy, but in her rheumy eyes there still burned the light of a vague desire.