tearily

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

teary +‎ -ly

AdverbEdit

tearily (comparative more tearily, superlative most tearily)

  1. In a teary manner.
    • 2009 April 21, Kevin Sack, “With Son in Remission, Family Looks for Coverage”, in New York Times[1]:
      When Danna Walker left the second-floor conference room and returned tearily to her desk — where someone had already deposited a packing box for her belongings — her first thought was not of the 14 years she had worked for DHL or the loss of her $37,000-a-year salary.

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