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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [wee-pee]
    • /ˈwi pi/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [wee-pee]
    • /ˈwi pi/

Definitions of weepie word

  • noun weepie a tearjerker; weeper. 1
  • noun weepie A sentimental or emotional film, novel, or song. 1
  • noun weepie an excessively sentimental story, film, or play 0
  • noun weepie a sad, often maudlin film 0
  • noun weepie (Colloquial) A sad or sentimental film, often portraying troubled romance, designed to elicit a tearfully emotional response from its audience. 0

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Origin of weepie

First appearance:

before 1925
One of the 11% newest English words
First recorded in 1925-30; weep1 + -ie

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Parts of speech for Weepie


weepie popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 51% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data most of word are more popular. This word is almost not used. It has a much more popular synonym.

weepie usage trend in Literature

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Synonyms for weepie

noun weepie

  • tearjerker — a pathetic story, play, movie, or the like; an excessively sentimental tale.
  • movie — motion picture.
  • film — a thin layer or coating: a film of grease on a plate.
  • melodrama — a dramatic form that does not observe the laws of cause and effect and that exaggerates emotion and emphasizes plot or action at the expense of characterization.

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