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[wee-pee] /ˈwi pi/
adjective, weepier, weepiest.
weeping or tending to weep; tearful; lachrymose.
Informal. sad or sentimental, especially to the point of causing one to weep:
a movie with a weepy ending.
exuding water or other moisture; leaky; seepy.
Origin of weepy
First recorded in 1595-1605; weep1 + -y1
Related forms
weepiness, noun Unabridged
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  • She breaks out into a weepy spell and announces that she is going home.

    Torchy and Vee Sewell Ford
  • It makes an old fellow sort of happy and weepy to see them together.

    The Woman from Outside Hulbert Footner
  • "Don't be weepy, daddy-dear-heart," murmured Boodles, coming and loving him.

    Furze the Cruel John Trevena
  • Frankie was crying–and she was not a “weepy” girl as a general thing.

    Wyn's Camping Days Amy Bell Marlowe
  • He enjoys, above all things, giving a ludicrous twist to a "weepy" ballad.

    Kitchener's Mob James Norman Hall
British Dictionary definitions for weepy


adjective weepier, weepiest
liable or tending to weep
noun (pl) weepies
a romantic and sentimental film or book
Derived Forms
weepily, adverb
weepiness, noun
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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Word Origin and History for weepy

1825, from weep + -y (2). Related: Weepily; weepiness.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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