Bleary - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈblɪri|  American pronunciation of the word bleary
Brit.  |ˈblɪəri|  British pronunciation of the word bleary


- tired to the point of exhaustion (syn: blear, blear-eyed, bleary-eyed)
- indistinct or hazy in outline (syn: blurred, blurry, foggy, fuzzy, hazy, muzzy)


She looked at me with bleary eyes.

...disoriented, bleary passengers departing from the red-eye...

Steve emerged from his room, unshaven and bleary-eyed.

Word forms

comparative: blearier
superlative: bleariest
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