Definition of weepy in English:

weepy

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Pronunciation: /ˈwiːpi
 
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informal

adjective (weepier, weepiest)

1Tearful; inclined to weep: seeing a bride always made her feel weepy
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  • I also feel very weepy, clingy, and generally over emotional, but it only seems to happen at night.
  • I was very upset and emotionally drained, and very weepy.
  • You will return to my blog and blubber all over me in weepy gratitude once you've heard them.
Synonyms
tearful, in tears, crying, weeping, sobbing, wailing, snivelling, whimpering;
close to tears, on the verge of tears, with tears in one's eyes;
emotional, upset, distressed, sad, unhappy;
Scottish greeting
rare lachrymose, larmoyant
1.1Sentimental: a weepy made-for-TV movie
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  • If the soundtrack is any indication, the movie will alternate between sleep-inducing banality, weepy sentiment, and dumb stunts.
  • There was none of the weepy sentimentality of the crowds who camped out on the night before Princess Diana's funeral.
  • While you have to drag me kicking and screaming into sentimental, weepy Disney flicks, this one really got me.

noun

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A sentimental film, book, or song.
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  • Part weepy, part thriller, the deliberately paced action is infused with unpredictable psychological insights and spiky dialogue.
  • Eastwood is going to shift gears for the final third and turn it into a melodramatic weepy of the worst kind.
  • It's a heart-warming weepy from the associate producer of Sleepless in Seattle.

Derivatives

weepily

adverb
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  • Metaphrog have produced three books about the most adorable character, Louis, each of which I have abandoned weepily a third of the way through.
  • I am blessed with a son who is a pleasure to know and who has not exposed me to the teenage horrors of which I was warned and who I can weepily confess to loving deeply.
  • The regular plotlines are basically a weepily comic version of ER.

weepiness

noun
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  • Avoiding the weepiness and introspection of some of her contemporaries, she is a great storyteller with an enviable knack for updating her sound to fit the passing decades.
  • The mode is post-Bridges of Madison County weepiness; the visual mood is shampoo-commercial wistfulness.
  • She'd been fighting off the holiday depression pretty well but while our domestic goddess Inez was here the weepiness started.

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