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A life can get knocked into a new orbit by a car crash, a lottery win or just a bleary-eyed consultant giving bad news in a calm voice.
David Mitchell

Meaning of "bleary-eyed" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF BLEARY-EYED

bleary-eyed play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF BLEARY-EYED

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Bleary-Eyed is an adjective.
The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES BLEARY-EYED MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of bleary-eyed in the English dictionary

The definition of bleary-eyed in the dictionary is with eyes blurred, as with old age or after waking. Other definition of bleary-eyed is physically or mentally unperceptive.


WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE BLEARY-EYED

bleacherite
bleachers
bleachery
bleaching powder
bleak
bleakish
bleakly
bleakness
blear
blear-eyed
bleared
blearier
bleariest
blearily
bleariness
bleary
Bleasdale
bleat
bleater
bleating

WORDS THAT END LIKE BLEARY-EYED

blue-eyed
bright-eyed
bug-eyed
clear-eyed
cross-eyed
eagle-eyed
eyed
four-eyed
glassy-eyed
goggle-eyed
green-eyed
misty-eyed
one-eyed
open-eyed
red-eyed
sad-eyed
sharp-eyed
slant-eyed
starry-eyed
wide-eyed
wild-eyed

Synonyms and antonyms of bleary-eyed in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «bleary-eyed» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF BLEARY-EYED

Find out the translation of bleary-eyed to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of bleary-eyed from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «bleary-eyed» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

睡眼惺忪
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

con cara de sueño
570 millions of speakers

English

bleary-eyed
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

अस्पष्ट आंखों
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

غائم العينين
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

туповатый
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

com os olhos turvos
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

ঝাপসা নেত্রবিশিষ্ট
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

yeux larmoyants
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Mata bermata
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

übernächtigt
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

目がかすんだ
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

흐릿한 눈
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Nyenyet
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

lờ mờ mắt
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

கவலையினால் மங்கலான தோற்றம் உடைய ஐட்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

अस्पष्ट डोळा
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

sulanmış gözlü
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

gli occhi annebbiati
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

zaczerwienionymi oczami
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

тупуватий
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

bleary -ochi
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

θολά μάτια
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

leepogig
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

SURÖGD
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

bleary - eyed
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of bleary-eyed

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «BLEARY-EYED»

The term «bleary-eyed» is regularly used and occupies the 61.613 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «BLEARY-EYED» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about bleary-eyed

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QUOTES WITH «BLEARY-EYED»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word bleary-eyed.
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David Mitchell
A life can get knocked into a new orbit by a car crash, a lottery win or just a bleary-eyed consultant giving bad news in a calm voice.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «BLEARY-EYED»

Discover the use of bleary-eyed in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to bleary-eyed and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Simon & Schuster Super Crossword Puzzle Dictionary And ...
... 8 desolate; 9 inclement blear: 4 blur; 6 bleary; 9 blear-eyed; 10 bleary-eyed blear-eyed: 5 blear; 6 bleary; 7 one-eyed; 8 moon-eyed, mope-eyed; 10 bleary- eyed, goggle-eyed; 14 gooseberry-eyed bleary: 4 hazy; 5 blear, foggy, fuzzy, muzzy; ...
Seth Godin, Lark Productions LLC, Seth Godin Productions, 1999
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Words of the Lagoon: Fishing and Marine Lore in the Palau ...
I asked several Palauans what the explanation might be for this decreased wariness. They replied that the fish really did not seem less cautious, they simply seemed "bleary-eyed" — unable to see very well at these times. Aristotle similarly  ...
Robert Earle Johannes, 1981
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Sermons 341-400 on Various Themes
Let what you haveglowin you,so as to kindleothers.Heretics hate peace, and the bleary-eyed hate the light. Does it follow therefore that light is bad, because the bleary-eyed cannot endure it? The blear-eyed hate light; and yet it is on account  ...
Saint Augustine
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Jewish Holidays: A Brief Introduction for Christians
—DEUTERONOMY 16:9–10 Bleary-eyed. Bleary-eyed and exhausted. Bleary- eyed, exhausted, and giddy. These are not the usual words to describe a Jewish holiday, but the observance of Shavuot is no ordinary observance. On Shavuot the ...
Kerry M. Olitzky, Daniel Judson, 2007
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Parenthood Lost: Healing the Pain After Miscarriage, ...
In part, by assessing the value of what has been lost. The word "pregnancy" conjures up images of smiling, gurgling babies, tired, bleary-eyed adults, and a " glowing pregnant woman." It is a word that epitomizes joy, hope for 89 CAREGIVERS' ...
Michael R. Berman, 2001
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A Psychotic Influence: Poems of a Psychotic Journey
Productivity. Efficiency: part of our unfuelled destinies. Their life saps away before our very eyes. This battle has begun; a new divide: Bleary-eyed-slumped On the floor by the flower bed. I awake in a pool of vomit With a screeching in my head.
Gemma Darbon, 2012
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Long Life in Florida
The Los Angeles Herald said: "Heavy clouds of smoke cling close to the ground, intermingled with smarting fumes that make people bleary-eyed and gasp for breath". The account stated that "bleary-eyed men" were watching factory chimneys ...
Hilton Hotema, 1962
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Live Longer
The Los Angeles Herald said: "Heavy clouds of smoke cling close to the ground intermingled with smarting fumes that make people bleary-eyed and gasp for breath." The account stated that "bleary-eyed men" were watching factory chimneys ...
Hilton Hotema, 1996
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Chambers Universal Learners' Dictionary
... His future looks rather bleak. bleary-eyed [bliari'aidj adj having red-rimmed eyes ( esp due to lack of sleep) : He was bleary-eyed the morning after the party; He had a bleary-eyed appearance. bleat [bli:t] vi to make the noise of a sheep, ...
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Young American Blues
... is if youll kindly communicate, with me (heart to heart, head to toe, soul to soul, honestly I'll be waiting at the door in the rain. ) radiation supreme pray it ain't bleak pray for the weeping Young American Blues 252 talk mace for the bleary eyed.
D.J. Haliday, 2012

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «BLEARY-EYED»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term bleary-eyed is used in the context of the following news items.
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Your winners and losers from the NBA's 2015 free-agent market
Presuming your spine is straightened out after hours of bleary-eyed staring at Woj's Twitter account. Because more happened in the first week ... «Yahoo Sports, Jul 15»
2
Album review: Miguel - Wildheart
Miguel's bleary-eyed vocal turn here is stunning and sits on top of a warm minimalist production that sounds like Phil Collins's One More Night ... «The National, Jul 15»
3
Illinois' medical marijuana businesses are hiring
Bower's position, wholly unfit for a bleary-eyed stoner, requires meticulous attention to detail to ensure compliance with strict government ... «Chicago Tribune, Jul 15»
4
Concert Review: You Don't Have to Love Country to Like Dierks …
Attendees in flag-bro tanks, denim cutoffs, sundresses, and boots stumbled into Coral Sky Amphitheatre, bleary-eyed and slurring from heavy ... «New Times Broward-Palm Beach, Jul 15»
5
Kingston After Dark: Dramatic Times
The downside is I am often bleary-eyed and typing on Monday after being up late on a Sunday night when normal humans are in bed. «Kingston Times, Jul 15»
6
Lovely Laos: Asia's unspoilt sanctuary is the perfect couple's retreat
... silently through town at sunrise, gathering alms, which is why the following morning I found myself at 5.30am staggering bleary-eyed onto my ... «City A.M., Jul 15»
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Trout Trails website helps pinpoint successful spots
No need to get bleary-eyed hovering over the state trout streams map, cross-referencing with state regulations on a computer window, while ... «MLive.com, Jul 15»
8
Review: Amy ****
We see Amy vamping it up as she impersonates Marilyn Monroe at a friend's birthday party in 1998, we see a bleary-eyed Amy in the back of ... «RTE.ie, Jul 15»
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Things We Learned At... Glastonbury 2015
While on the Sunday, London's Gengahr hit the spot in the John Peel tent, with 'A Dream Outside' album cuts making heads of the bleary-eyed, Berocca-swilling ... «Clash Magazine, Jul 15»
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Travel review: Baltic coast - The naked truth
Bleary-eyed in the early morning sunshine, each day started with a tiptoe to the bathroom. If the robe was hanging on the door, I'd venture onto ... «Yorkshire Evening Post, Jul 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Bleary-Eyed [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/bleary-eyed>. Jul 2020 ».
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