bleary Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"bleary" in British English

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blearyadjective

uk   /ˈblɪə.ri/  us   /ˈblɪr.i/
If you have bleary ​eyes, ​youreyes are ​red or have ​tears in them and you cannot ​seeclearly, because you are ​tired or have just ​woken up: to be bleary-​eyed
blearily
adverb uk   /ˈblɪə.rɪ.li/  us   /ˈblɪr.ɪ-/
Carl ​stared blearily (= in a very ​tired way) at the ​newspaper.
(Definition of bleary from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"bleary" in American English

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blearyadjective

 us   /ˈblɪər·i/
(of ​eyes) ​tired, ​red, or ​watery: After ​studying all ​night, his ​eyes were bleary.
(Definition of bleary from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “bleary”
in Chinese (Simplified) (眼睛)视线模糊的,惺忪的…
in Turkish mahmur, uykulu, gözleri yorgun…
in Russian затуманенный…
in Chinese (Traditional) (眼睛)視線模糊的,惺忪的…
in Polish kaprawy…
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