Dewey-eyed

• misty-eyed
• Dewey-eyed
adj. phr.
1. Having eyes damp with tears; emotional.

The teacher was misty-eyed when the school gave her a retirement gift.

2. Of the kind who cries easily; sentimental.

The movie appealed to Dewey-eyed girls.


Словарь американских идиом. — СПб., Изд-во "Лань". . 1997.

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  • dewey-eyed — See: MISTY EYED …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • dewey-eyed — See: MISTY EYED …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • dewey-eyed — See: misty eyed …   Словарь американских идиом

  • misty-eyed — • misty eyed • Dewey eyed adj. phr. 1. Having eyes damp with tears; emotional. The teacher was misty eyed when the school gave her a retirement gift. 2. Of the kind who cries easily; sentimental. The movie appealed to Dewey eyed girls …   Словарь американских идиом

  • misty-eyed — or[dewey eyed] {adj. phr.} 1. Having eyes damp with tears; emotional. * /The teacher was misty eyed when the school gave her a retirement gift./ 2. Of the kind who cries easily; sentimental. * /The movie appealed to dewey eyed girls./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • misty-eyed — or[dewey eyed] {adj. phr.} 1. Having eyes damp with tears; emotional. * /The teacher was misty eyed when the school gave her a retirement gift./ 2. Of the kind who cries easily; sentimental. * /The movie appealed to dewey eyed girls./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

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  • eye — See: APPLE OF ONE S EYE, BAT AN EYE or BAT AN EYELASH, BELIEVE ONE S EYES, CATCH ONE S EYE, CLEAR EYED, CLOSE ONE S EYES or SHUT ONE S EYES, EYES OPEN, EYE OUT, EYE TO, FEAST ONE S EYES ON, FOUR EYES, GET THE EYE, GIVE THE EYE, GREEN EYED MONSTER …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • eye — See: apple of one s eye, bat an eye or bat an eyelash, believe one s eyes, catch one s eye, clear eyed, close one s eyes or shut one s eyes, eyes open, eye out, eye to, feast one s eyes on, four eyes, get the eye, give one the eye, green eyed… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • emotional — adj 1. emotive, noncognitive, Psychol. affective. 2. sensitive, sentient, sensuous, feeling, sympathetic, compassionate, warm, tender, affectionate, loving; sentimental, melodramatic, mawkish, maudlin, misty eyed, dewey eyed, gush, Australian.… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

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