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watery-eyed

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj watery-eyed with eyes full of tears
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Usage

In literature:

Her eyes were watery, shot with blood.
"Prudence Says So" by Ethel Hueston
Watery, reddened eyes waited patiently for the alms asked.
"Fantazius Mallare" by Ben Hecht
A rifle next slowly rose between his eyes and the watery mirror; but before it could be discharged his own hand was on the lock.
"The Last of the Mohicans" by James Fenimore Cooper
He looked at the old Franciscan and saw sadness in his watery eyes.
"The Saracen: Land of the Infidel" by Robert Shea
Owl Carver's eyes were watery and his cheeks were sunken.
"Shaman" by Robert Shea
The drunken one blinked his watery eyes and showed his yellow teeth in a convivial grin.
"A Breath of Prairie and other stories" by Will Lillibridge
Jackson became flushed and nervous and at times fastened his watery eyes on the witness with an intensity that became painful.
"The Mysterious Murder of Pearl Bryan" by Unknown
His eyes were little, and a sort of watery gray, and his hair was kind of thin and sandy-like.
"Against Odds" by Lawrence L. Lynch
Her red face had grown a shade paler, and her round, brown eyes were suspiciously watery.
"The Hound From The North" by Ridgwell Cullum
Her bent figure, watery eyes and high shrill voice bore additional testimony to her age.
"The Strollers" by Frederic S. Isham
Where was the roguish humour now in the small watery grey eyes?
"The Romance of a Plain Man" by Ellen Glasgow
Murguia's eyes grew watery when he saw them, but he was still dazed and his delusion was obstinate.
"The Missourian" by Eugene P. (Eugene Percy) Lyle
He kissed the tips of his fingers, threw her the kiss, and stared at her with watery eyes.
"Absolution" by Clara Viebig
The black and white Rudolph opened a pair of watery blue eyes, gazed sleepily about him, and fell asleep again with every sign of satisfaction.
"Anxious Audrey" by Mabel Quiller-Couch
The watery-eyed chief shook his head, grunting.
"In the Brooding Wild" by Ridgwell Cullum
Mrs. Eaton, a large woman with what Nancy called a prune mouth and watery blue eyes, greeted Nancy effusively.
"Happy House" by Jane D. Abbott
She had risen, and now stood regarding the watery waste with the usual timid look in her gentle eyes.
"The Galaxy, April, 1877" by Various
Already his eyes grew wild and bloodshot, and his watery lip trembled.
"One Of Them" by Charles James Lever
There was, however, no sign upon Peel's features or in his watery blue eyes indicating that he was other than in his normal frame of mind.
"Patricia Brent, Spinster" by Herbert Jenkins
He peered through his glasses with watery eyes hardly darker than his grey face.
"A Bed of Roses" by W. L. George
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In poetry:

And those deep eyes of watery blue,
So sweetly sad they seemed.
And every feature in her face
With pensive sorrow teemed.
"Alexander And Zenobia" by Anne Bronte
Her watery eyes have burning force;
Her floods and flames conspire:
Tears kindle sparks, sobs fuel are,
And sighs do blow her fire.
"Love's Servile Lot" by Robert Southwell
Oh! my kind father, you will surely try and save
These poor souls from a cold and watery grave;
Oh! I cannot sit to see them perish before mine eyes,
And, for the love of heaven, do not my pleading despise!
"Grace Darling or "The Wreck of the Forfarshire"" by William Topaz McGonagall
"On the seas are many dangers;
Many storms do there arise,
Which will be to ladies dreadful,
And force tears from watery eyes."--
"Well in troth I shall endure extremity,
For I could find in heart to lose my life for thee."--
"The Spanish Lady's Love" by Henry Morley
The Storm swoops down, and he blows--and blows,--
While I drum on his swollen cheek,
And croak in his angered eye that glows
With the lurid lightning's streak;
While the rushes drown in the watery frown
That his bursting passions leak.
"The Frog" by James Whitcomb Riley
Sweet month! thy locks with bursting buds begemmed,
With opening hyacinths and hawthorn flowers,
Fair still thou art, though showers bedim thine eye.
The cloud soon leaves thy brow, and mild the sun
Looks out with watery beam, looks out and smiles.
"British Georgics. May" by James Grahame

In news:

The condition's most common symp- toms include repetitive sneezing, nasal congestion, rhinorrhea, and itchy and watery eyes.
Sneezing, nasal congestion, rhinorrhea, and itchy, watery eyes are the most common symptoms associated with allergic rhintitis (AR).
Goodbye, continuous sneezing and watery eyes.
There's an increase in red-watery eyes, coughing and sneezing among Anna Maria Island beach goers.
Don't Cry: Those Watery Eyes Can Be Helped.
People reported watery eyes, painful throats and respiratory irritation, then feeling sick for about an hour before the evacuation order came.
It starts with the irritated throat, watery eyes and sneezing do you have a cold, the flu or is it allergies.
It started late Friday afternoon-watery eyes, a slight tickle in the back of the throat.
Know What's Ailing You Klemawesch advises to take note of when, and where, you have allergy flare-ups—such as a runny nose, sneezing, watery eyes, congestion, and so on.
The sniffing the coughing and the watery eyes.
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