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Definition of "blear" [blear]

  • To blur or redden (the eyes). (verb-transitive)
  • To blur; dim. (verb-transitive)
  • Bleary. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "blear" in a sentence
  • "The Emperor grew more weak-legged and blear-eyed what of the ingenious deviltries devised for him by"
  • "But my poor blear eyes like a bat's, startled me at my shadow on the flagstones."
  • "They sat down together on the floor, and she patted Frona's hand lovingly, peering, meanwhile, blear-eyed and misty, into her face."