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Meaning of “not a dry eye in the house” in the English Dictionary

"not a dry eye in the house" in British English

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not a dry eye in the house

used to ​mean that all the ​people at a ​particularplacefelt very ​emotional about what they had ​seen or ​heard and many of them were ​crying
(Definition of not a dry eye in the house from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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