Definition of red-rimmed in English:


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  • (Of the eyes) having the inner edges of the eyelids reddened as a result of crying or irritation: red-rimmed eyes fighting back tears
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    • As they came up the path, Marianne could see that Margaret's eyes were red-rimmed, her face flushed.
    • Lillian rubbed at her red-rimmed eyes.
    • His eyes were red-rimmed with lack of sleep, as he sat behind a three-inch glass screen and communicated with a phone held to his ear.

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