[ bleer-ee ]
/ ˈblɪər i /
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adjective, blear·i·er, blear·i·est.
(of the eyes or sight) blurred or dimmed, as from sleep or weariness.
indistinct; unclear: The day begins with a bleary view of one's world.
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OTHER WORDS FROM blearyblear·i·ly, adverbblear·i·ness, noun
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How to use bleary in a sentence
I walk into the kitchen still bleary eyed, and trip over my computer charger, which has no right to be exactly where I left it the night before.Start Your Day With a Slop Parfait|Elazar Sontag|February 4, 2021|Eater
Claggett Chew was blearily studying a paper spread out before him, leaning his ugly bare skull on one hand.Mr. Wicker's Window|Carley Dawson
He put his scowling face up close to mine and breathed blearily and belligerently at me.The Old Die Rich|Horace Leonard Gold
"Thank 'e;" the drunken eyes blinked blearily up into his stolid impassive face.The Scarecrow and Other Stories|G. Ranger Wormser
The drunken man roused himself with a start and stared blearily, unintelligently into the other's face.Bruce of the Circle A|Harold Titus
Blearily, he sat himself down behind the counter, greeted some of the hawkers coming across the road, and readied his ticket-roll.Makers|Cory Doctorow
British Dictionary definitions for bleary
/ (ˈblɪərɪ) /
adjective blearier or bleariest
(of eyes or vision) dimmed or blurred, as by tears or tiredness
indistinct or unclear
Derived forms of blearyblearily, adverbbleariness, noun
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