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

Definitions of weepy word

  • adjective weepy weeping or tending to weep; tearful; lachrymose. 1
  • adjective weepy Informal. sad or sentimental, especially to the point of causing one to weep: a movie with a weepy ending. 1
  • adjective weepy exuding water or other moisture; leaky; seepy. 1
  • noun weepy Tearful; inclined to weep. 1
  • adjective weepy tearful, emotional 1
  • noun weepy sad book, movie, etc. 1

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Origin of weepy

First appearance:

before 1595
One of the 38% oldest English words
First recorded in 1595-1605; weep1 + -y1

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Parts of speech for Weepy


weepy popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 73% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
This word is included in each student's vocabulary. Most likely there is at least one movie with this word in the title.

weepy usage trend in Literature

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Synonyms for weepy

adjective weepy

  • tearful — full of tears; weeping.
  • sad — Systems Analysis Definition
  • emotional — Of or relating to a person's emotions.
  • miserable — wretchedly unhappy, uneasy, or uncomfortable: miserable victims of war.
  • maudlin — tearfully or weakly emotional; foolishly sentimental: a maudlin story of a little orphan and her lost dog.

Antonyms for weepy

adjective weepy

  • unemotional — pertaining to or involving emotion or the emotions.

Top questions with weepy

  • why am i so weepy?
  • what does weepy mean?
  • what causes weepy eyes?
  • my cat has a weepy eye what should i do?

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