(Of tears) welling in a person’s eyes but not falling on their cheeks: her eyes were bright with unshed tears
More example sentences
- Leaning in, she planted a light kiss on his cheek, smiling through unshed tears.
- Her eyes were brimming with unshed tears threatening to fall down her pale and fragile face.
- My eyes burned with unshed tears but I refused to let them fall.
Definition of unshed in:
- The US English dictionary