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

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tearjerkernoun [C]

uk   /ˈtɪəˌdʒɜː.kər/  us   /ˈtɪrˌdʒɝː.kɚ/ informal
a ​book, ​film, ​play, etc. that has a ​sadstoryintended to make ​peoplecry or be ​sad: Bring a ​pile of ​tissues with you when you ​see that ​film - it's a real tearjerker!
(Definition of tearjerker from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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tearjerkernoun [C]

 us   /ˈtɪərˌdʒɜr·kər/
infml a ​book, ​movie, or other ​story that makes ​peoplecry or ​feelsad
(Definition of tearjerker from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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