bleary-eyed

[ bleer-ee-ahyd ]
/ ˈblɪər iˌaɪd /

adjective

having bleary eyes.
dull of perception; shortsighted.

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Origin of bleary-eyed

Middle English word dating back to 1350–1400

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British Dictionary definitions for bleary-eyed

bleary-eyed

blear-eyed


adjective

with eyes blurred, as with old age or after waking
physically or mentally unperceptive
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