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Meaning of "misty-eyed" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF MISTY-EYED

misty-eyed  [ˌmɪstɪˈaɪd] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF MISTY-EYED

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

WHAT DOES MISTY-EYED MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of misty-eyed in the English dictionary

The definition of misty-eyed in the dictionary is If you say that something makes you misty-eyed, you mean that it makes you feel so happy or sentimental, especially about the past, that you feel as if you are going to cry.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH MISTY-EYED


blear-eyed
ˌblɪərˈaɪd
blue-eyed
ˌbluːˈaɪd
bug-eyed
ˌbʌɡˈaɪd
dark-eyed
ˌdɑːkˈaɪd
dry-eyed
ˌdraɪˈaɪd
leaden-eyed
ˌledənˈaɪd
red-eyed
ˌrɛdˈaɪd
round-eyed
ˌraʊndˈaɪd
shifty-eyed
ˌʃɪftɪˈaɪd
skelly-eyed
ˌskelɪˈaɪd
steely-eyed
ˌstiːlɪˈaɪd
uneyed
ʌnˈaɪd

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE MISTY-EYED

mistreading
mistreat
mistreatment
mistress
Mistress of the Robes
mistressless
mistressly
mistrial
mistrust
mistrustful
mistrustfully
mistrustfulness
mistrustingly
mistrustless
mistruth
mistryst
mistune
mistutor
misty
mistype

WORDS THAT END LIKE MISTY-EYED

beady-eyed
bleary-eyed
bright-eyed
clear-eyed
cross-eyed
dewy-eyed
eagle-eyed
eyed
four-eyed
glassy-eyed
goggle-eyed
green-eyed
one-eyed
open-eyed
pie-eyed
sad-eyed
sharp-eyed
slant-eyed
starry-eyed
wide-eyed
wild-eyed

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

SYNONYMS

Translation of «misty-eyed» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF MISTY-EYED

Find out the translation of misty-eyed to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of misty-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 «misty-eyed» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

飘渺的眼睛
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

ojos llorosos
570 millions of speakers

English

misty-eyed
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

मिस्टी आंखों
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

ضبابية العينين
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

туманными глазами
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

misty -eyed
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

কুয়াশাচ্ছন্ন নেত্রবিশিষ্ট
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

misty- eyed
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Berkabung bermata
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

feuchte Augen
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

霧目
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

안개 낀 눈
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Meyed-Eyed
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

sương mù mắt
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

மூடுபனி ஐட்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

अस्पष्ट-डोळा
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

buğulu
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

misty - eyed
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

misty -eyed
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

туманними очима
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

cețos ochi
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

misty - eyed
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

mistige-oë
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

misty - eyed
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

misty - eyed
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of misty-eyed

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «MISTY-EYED»

The term «misty-eyed» is regularly used and occupies the 74.903 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «MISTY-EYED» OVER TIME

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

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «MISTY-EYED»

Discover the use of misty-eyed in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to misty-eyed and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Idioms and Other English Expressions: Grades 4-6
misty-eyed. having tears in a person's eyes, but not shedding tears; having strong emotions (from an event that may make a person cry) Itty Bitty Daycare had practiced for many weeks for their preschool graduation ceremony. All the moms and ...
Timothy Rasinski, Kathleen Knoblock, Kathleen N. Kopp, 2007
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Music of the Final Fantasy Series
”Sleeping Memories...”眠る想い... Nemuru Omoi... 3:23 2. ”Misty EyedMisty Eyed 4:48 3. ”Sleeping Memories... (Instrumental)”眠る想い... Nemuru Omoi... 3:23 4. ” Misty Eyed (Instrumental)” Misty Eyed 4:43 Rikku No. Title Japanese title Length  ...
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Ideological Bigotry: A Politically Conservative and Morally ...
Thank. You,. Lee. Greenwood,. From. a. Misty-Eyed. American. One misconception about conservative Republicans is that when we wave that flag loudly and proudly, we heap scorn on those who don't. While I disagree with Alan Colmes on ...
Eric Aka The Tygrrrr Express, 2009
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Love Poetry
Out of a mist you showed up misty eyed and have become the driving force of me , I wonder now how many times I've cried for reason that the heart can never see. And might I say, I love you, would I dare, when differences between us are so ...
Vee Bdosa, 2003
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Word Play
... travel through my mind I GET MISTY EYED I was in the studio When. soMetiMes. i. Get. Misty. eyed. i live With the rejeCtion. 30 Rodney Dixon Sometimes I Get Misty Eyed.
Rodney Dixon, 2009
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Computerworld
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7
Love In the Mist
Misty-Eyed. Love comes like shades and shadows Inch by inch down the misty furrow It creeps up so suddenly A misty eye can hardly see Until it is dead and gone Leaving memories like souvenirs Of a better morn 10.Memories of the Past  ...
Cyndiann Lewis Walcott, 2011
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Untitled
... noun [U] misty-eyed /%mIs.ti"aId/ /-8i-/ adjective looking as if you are going to cry because you feel emotional about something: He goes all misty-eyed whenever he hears that song. misunderstand /%mIs.
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Misty Fyord is Missing
Lee put his arm around her and while he was trying to comfort her,he too became misty eyed. “How did you getthis?” asked Lee. “It's a longstory but Iwantyou to keep itquiet and tell no one about it for now. Understand, and agreed?” asked Will.
William J. Storey, 2013
10
Treasure Chest of Poems
Misty-eyed. Recollections. On the overhead tram I could feel the ambiance, as we bounced along and took one last glance. My fiancee was using a fragrance from France, and her hair glistened with a sparkling brilliance. A charming minstrel ...
Ronald Lee Webb, 2007

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

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term misty-eyed is used in the context of the following news items.
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Kylie Minogue Covers Nena's '99 Red Balloons' At Germany's Melt …
... in English (with a little help from some lyrical prompts and a red balloon, natch) will still have you all misty-eyed if you're of a certain age. «Huffington Post UK, Jul 15»
2
Whitney: Rail yard deal major triumph for Huether
Huether, as he often does, got misty-eyed after that exchange. But he recovered to explain why fighting through public and private bureaucracy ... «Sioux Falls Argus Leader, Jul 15»
3
Retro film review: The Club – sublime, ridiculous and an Australian …
The club, of course, is Collingwood, which gazes misty-eyed towards the past, while blundering into the future. When Williamson was penning ... «The Guardian, Jul 15»
4
The Saccharine 'Amazing Grace' Exemplifies Our National …
Misty-eyed 'who am I' ballads don't square well with mass murder. Amazing Grace hews to melodrama in that tradition and never wavers. «Village Voice, Jul 15»
5
Mrs. Robino's celebrates 75 years this fall
Some people adore Mrs. Robino's food, others can't understand the misty-eyed nostalgia it brings out in diehard regulars. Still, the aroma of ... «The News Journal, Jul 15»
6
KYRA'S VIEW: Pixar's Inside Out: happy isn't everything
Anyone who didn't get at least a little misty-eyed during that opening sequence has no heart. The concept that other emotions such as grief and ... «Highline Times, Jul 15»
7
Brett Favre's flag football game caps off homecoming weekend
Favre was misty-eyed and overwhelmed as he spoke to the crowd of 67,000. “I have to admit, I'm worn out. Just from the emotions. Yesterday ... «Madison.com, Jul 15»
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End of story for DVD and bookshops
Few get misty-eyed about silver discs, now unreadable. The affection for vinyl endures, the very smell of it; or old cassettes because of their ... «gulfnews.com, Jul 15»
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The Eye-Popping Astonishment of Pluto
Ellen Stofan NASA's chief scientist, got misty-eyed looking at the just-revealed face of Pluto. “I don't normally cry when I see planetary images. «Discover Magazine, Jul 15»
10
Tupper: Finding some relief on the links
Tuna was on Joel's mind every inch of the way Saturday, every swing, every misty-eyed putt. The distraction did nothing for Joel's game, which ... «Herald & Review, Jul 15»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Misty-Eyed [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/misty-eyed>. Nov 2019 ».
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