Definition of rheumy in English:


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Pronunciation: /ˈruːmi

adjective (rheumier, rheumiest)

  • (Especially of the eyes) full of rheum; watery: she was small and wizened, with rheumy eyes and bad teeth
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    • The old rheumy eyes swivel audibly away from the mushroom cloud of dust now settling near the fireplace.
    • It doesn't take much to put it all together; the rheumy eyes, the wrinkles, the unnatural emaciation, and that slight but unmistakable tremor in her hand.
    • They look relatively healthy - no bloated bellies or rheumy eyes - but after a few questions it emerges they have consumed only black tea in the past 48 hours.

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