Definition of Blear-eyed

1. Adjective. Tired to the point of exhaustion.

Exact synonyms: Blear, Bleary, Bleary-eyed
Similar to: Tired



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Blear-eyed

bleachings
bleachlike
bleachorexia
bleacht
bleah
bleak
bleaker
bleakest
bleakish
bleakly
bleakness
bleaknesses
bleaks
bleaky
blear
blear-eyed (current term)
bleared
blearedness
blearer
blearest
bleareye
bleareyed
bleareyedness
bleargh
blearier
bleariest
blearily
bleariness
blearinesses
blearing

Literary usage of Blear-eyed

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1. Darkness and Daylight: Or, Lights and Shadows of New York Life by Helen Campbell (1896)
"... Afloat in Their Beds — A Visit to Casey's Den — A Rope for a Pillow — Packed Like Herrings — Pestilential Places — A Blear-Eyed Crowd — "Full" — Five in ..."

2. After Noontide by Margaret Eliot White, Eliza Orne White (1907)
"Obedient to his summons out there peered A blear-eyed Presence, sour and sad and grim, — Gazed on him a moment with a weird And vacant look ; then, ..."

3. A practical commentary upon the first Epistle of st. Peter by Robert Leighton (1849)
"Rachel was fair, but she was barren; Leah blear-eyed, but fruitful. Ver. 11. If any man speak, let him speak as the oracles of God ; if any ..."

4. An Etymological Dictionary of the English Language by Walter William Skeat (1893)
"This is closely connected with blear-eyed. Shak. has 'bleared thine eye'= dimmed thine eye ... 461. Sec blear-eyed and Blur. blear-eyed,dim-sighted. (Scand. ..."

5. A Concise Etymological Dictionary of the English Language by Walter William Skeat (1900)
"... a mist before the eyes. blear-eyed, dim-sighted. (Scand.) ME tier-eyed. — Dan. ... blear-eyed, blinking ; from ..."

6. A Glossary of Obscure Words and Phrases in the Writings of Shakspeare and by Charles Mackay (1887)
"blear-eyed. Shakspeare, by the error or ignorance of his printers, is made in " The Tempest" to speak, through the mouth of Prospero, of the " blue-eyed ..."

7. Darkness and Daylight: Or, Lights and Shadows of New York Life by Helen Campbell (1896)
"... Afloat in Their Beds — A Visit to Casey's Den — A Rope for a Pillow — Packed Like Herrings — Pestilential Places — A Blear-Eyed Crowd — "Full" — Five in ..."

8. After Noontide by Margaret Eliot White, Eliza Orne White (1907)
"Obedient to his summons out there peered A blear-eyed Presence, sour and sad and grim, — Gazed on him a moment with a weird And vacant look ; then, ..."

9. A practical commentary upon the first Epistle of st. Peter by Robert Leighton (1849)
"Rachel was fair, but she was barren; Leah blear-eyed, but fruitful. Ver. 11. If any man speak, let him speak as the oracles of God ; if any ..."

10. An Etymological Dictionary of the English Language by Walter William Skeat (1893)
"This is closely connected with blear-eyed. Shak. has 'bleared thine eye'= dimmed thine eye ... 461. Sec blear-eyed and Blur. blear-eyed,dim-sighted. (Scand. ..."

11. A Concise Etymological Dictionary of the English Language by Walter William Skeat (1900)
"... a mist before the eyes. blear-eyed, dim-sighted. (Scand.) ME tier-eyed. — Dan. ... blear-eyed, blinking ; from ..."

12. A Glossary of Obscure Words and Phrases in the Writings of Shakspeare and by Charles Mackay (1887)
"blear-eyed. Shakspeare, by the error or ignorance of his printers, is made in " The Tempest" to speak, through the mouth of Prospero, of the " blue-eyed ..."

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