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From Middle English tery; equivalent to tear +‎ -y.

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teary (comparative tearier, superlative teariest)

  1. Of a person, having eyes filled with tears; inclined to cry.
    No wonder Ryan was teary; he missed his parents.
  2. Of eyes, filled with tears.
    Wade looked into his girlfriend's teary eyes.

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