adjective, rheum·i·er, rheum·i·est.
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OTHER WORDS FROM rheumyrheum·i·ly, adverbrheum·i·ness, noun
Words nearby rheumy
Example sentences from the Web for rheumy
Five rheumy old-timers lolled about the one gate that would be open for the night.The Great Paul Hemphill Celebrates the Long Gone Birmingham Barons|Paul Hemphill|March 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
At least that is how I see them, trudging their way alone through the streets, with rheumy eyes and frozen hands.
Go near that horrid old man who fastens one rheumy eye on you while his slobbery chin shakes like a huge jelly?Robert Annys: Poor Priest|Annie Nathan Meyer
And the maudlin tears came into the man's rheumy eyes and rolled down his cheeks.Sevenoaks|J. G. Holland
The rheumy, blinking eyes are dazzled in the sunlight, and he peevishly commands the gold work to be ‘whitened over.’Oxford|Andrew Lang
The Garibaldian was gazing vacantly out of his rheumy eyes and saying nothing.The Eternal City|Hall Caine
Then dropping his head, he goes slowly to the door, but there he turns, lifting his head and fixing his rheumy eyes on Moll.A Set of Rogues|Frank Barrett