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  1. a tear or something suggesting a tear: A single teardrop rolled down her face.
  2. something shaped like a drop of a thin liquid, having a globular form at the bottom, tapering to a point at the top.
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Origin of teardrop

First recorded in 1790–1800; tear1 + drop
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Related Words for teardrop

speck, taste, morsel, dash, bit, sip, dab, pearl, splash, bubble, iota, trace, molecule, spot, bead, nip, smidgen, droplet, crumb, driblet

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teardrop in Medicine


  1. A single tear.
  2. An object shaped like a tear.
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