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English definition of “misty-eyed”

misty-eyed

adjective     /ˌmɪs.tiˈaɪd/ US  /-t̬i-/
looking as if you are going to cry because you feel emotional about something: He goes all misty-eyed whenever he hears that song .Weeping and crying
(Definition of misty-eyed adjective from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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