Definition of bleary-eyed in English:


Syllabification: blear·y-eyed
(also blear-eyed)


  • (Of a person) having bleary eyes.
    More example sentences
    • When we first see the rooster, he's gargling some water, and he's bleary-eyed; obviously, he just got up after a long boozy night.
    • There a lot of bleary-eyed people outside the coffee shop where we've been standing for a couple of hours now.
    • But perk up, my bleary-eyed friends: there are still a few well-after-sundown TV distractions worth seeking out.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources

Word of the day milord
Pronunciation: məˈlôrd
used to address an English nobleman