OTHER WORDS FROM tearytear·i·ly, adverbtear·i·ness, noun
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How to use teary in a sentence
The obituary for Peter Frenchy — whom you can find teary-eyedin a photo taken after renewing his wedding vows — described his participation in the project as the highlight of his life.
You can see people getting teary-eyed because it has become part of the family.
We keep thinking about the teary car scene between Toni Collette and Haley Joel Osment.The Oscars always get it wrong. Here are the real best pictures of the past 45 years.|Dan Zak, Amy Argetsinger|April 23, 2021|Washington Post
Without her neural net, she might have been teary watching her daughter, still her baby, walk into her kindergarten classroom on the first day.Three visions of the future, inspired by neuroscience’s past and present|Laura Sanders|March 3, 2021|Science News
In contrast, Boehner's leadership team filed into his ceremonial office and greeted the teary newly-elected Speaker with hugs.Democrats Accidentally Save Boehner From Republican Coup|Ben Jacobs, Jackie Kucinich|January 6, 2015|DAILY BEAST
A teary Osbourne said she now thought "WWJD—what would Joan do" when faced with a quandary.Melissa Rivers: Life After Joan—A Funny, Moving Celebration on a Special 'Fashion Police'|Tim Teeman|September 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In a teary and emotional testimony, Rooney revealed that he had been abused by his stepson.
“It would be a shame not to at least try,” says a teary-eyed Tagg.Inside ‘Mitt,’ Netflix’s All-Access Mitt Romney Documentary|Marlow Stern|January 17, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Teary-eyed, she hugged and kissed everybody, thanking them for helping her get back the land she loved.Time of Death’s Nicole ‘Little’ Lencioni: Dying Is a Party of One|Nicole Lencioni|November 1, 2013|DAILY BEAST
"No; but I guess she'll suspect it, though," returned Cordelia, with a teary smile.The Sunbridge Girls at Six Star Ranch|Eleanor H. (Eleanor Hodgman) Porter
The slipper landed on Jo's head and she responded by raising rather a teary face.The Four Corners Abroad|Amy Ella Blanchard
That new woman can't write an obituary, and her teary tales sound like they were carved with a cold chisel.Dawn O'Hara, The Girl Who Laughed|Edna Ferber
At the mention of this one woman stepped behind a tent screen and wept, wiping her teary face with a bird-skin.North-Pole Voyages|Zachariah Atwell Mudge
Elsewhere in the house his teary-eyed sisters went softly and silently about their daily work.Si Klegg, Book 4 (of 6)|John McElroy