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Definition of dewy-eyed adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    dewy-eyed

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    (disapproving)
     
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  1. 1showing emotion about something, perhaps with a few tears in the eyes synonym sentimental
  2. 2 She gets slightly dewy-eyed as she talks about her early days in show business.
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