Bedeutung von “tear” — Learner’s Dictionary


noun [ C ] us uk /tɪər/
Extra Examples
He wiped a tear from his eye.She ran to the door, choking back the tears.Her eyes filled up with tears when she heard the bad news.She couldn't hold back the tears.She was reduced to tears by his comments.

B1 a drop of water that comes from your eye when you cry:

Suddenly he burst into tears (= started crying).
There were tears in her eyes as she watched him go.
I was in tears (= crying) by the end of the film.
tearful adjective


a tearful goodbye
tearfully adverb

See also

(Definition von “tear noun” aus dem Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)