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Make dim; blur: he bleared his eyes with books
More example sentences
- There she beheld another countenance, of a man well stricken in years, a pale, thin, scholar-like visage, with eyes dim and bleared by the lamplight that had served them to pore over many ponderous books.
- Tears bleared my vision as I took every agonizing step, one at a time, through first the winding maze of the gardens, and then the dark corridors, lit only by the faint glow of a torch.
- She pursed her mouth, lipstick blearing like a squashed berry.
Definition of blear in:
- The US English dictionary