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weepy

[ wee-pee ]
/ ˈwi pi /
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adjective, weep·i·er, weep·i·est.

weeping or tending to weep; tearful; lachrymose.
Informal. sad or sentimental, especially to the point of causing one to weep: a movie with a weepy ending.
exuding water or other moisture; leaky; seepy.

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Origin of weepy

First recorded in 1595–1605; weep1 + -y1

OTHER WORDS FROM weepy

weep·i·ness, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for weepy

weepy
/ (ˈwiːpɪ) informal /

adjective weepier or weepiest

liable or tending to weep

noun plural weepies

a romantic and sentimental film or book

Derived forms of weepy

weepily, adverbweepiness, noun
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