Definition of dewy-eyed adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

dewy-eyed

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