Definition of teardrop in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈtɪədrɒp/


1A single tear.
Example sentences
  • Excess tears are shed as teardrops or escape into the nasal passages.
  • But our teardrops are all the same, aren't they?
  • One after another, fat teardrops started to roll down his face.
1.1 [as modifier] Shaped like a single tear: a wardrobe with brass teardrop handles
More example sentences
  • Catherine Zeta-Jones, who appeared, nine months pregnant in a simple black sheath, avoided diamonds altogether, opting instead for teardrop earrings of pink and jet stones.
  • How music like this comes from Sweden is a mystery, but this is the dividing line between revival ironists with calculated haircuts and those who still own vans with teardrop windows.
  • From Santas and snow-babies to churches, trains and teardrop baubles, each ornament is individually crafted in an intricate process that takes seven years to learn.

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