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misty-eyed

adjective uk   /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.
Translations of “misty-eyed”
in Chinese (Traditional) 眼淚汪汪的, 熱淚盈眶的…
in Chinese (Simplified) 眼泪汪汪的, 热泪盈眶的…
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