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weepy

Syllabification: weep·y
Pronunciation: /ˈwēpē
 
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Definition of weepy in English:

adjective (weepier, weepiest)

informal
1Tearful; inclined to weep: a weepy clingy child
More example sentences
  • 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, close to tears, upset, distressed, sad, unhappy;
in tears, crying, weeping, sniveling
informal teary, misty-eyed, choked-up
formal lachrymose
1.1Sentimental: a weepy made-for-TV movie
More example sentences
  • 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.

Derivatives

weepily

1
adverb
Example sentences
  • 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

2
noun
Example sentences
  • 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.

Words that rhyme with weepy

creepy, sleepy, tepee

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