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"tearjerker" in British English

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(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 people cry or feel sad

(Definition of “tearjerker” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)