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Definition of "tear-jerker" [tear-jerker]

  • A book, film or other story that induces crying. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "tear-jerker" in a sentence
  • "(I didn't watch this, but have it on good authority that it is a major tear-jerker.) -- Anne rs gold says, "When you play games, you really thought about the Department of your equipment w ...""
  • "Neither a boffo smash, nor a miserable dud or pandering tear-jerker, although one could be spotted sitting behind the president."
  • "Now for the two: The Field of Dreams clip is a tear-jerker, and from one of the two or three best baseball pictures ever; the Psycho Shower Scene is a true watershed in American filmmaking — the younger horror film watchers today, with their virtual immersion in sex and gore, simply have no true idea of the impact this scene had when it was first released."
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