bleary-eyed bleary-eyed


  • (adj) tired to the point of exhaustion



  1. Most of the bleary-eyed passengers walked off the plane to stretch their legs and sip coffee in a holding area at the terminal.
  2. Lathing the parts for all these new plans and welding them together is a bleary-eyed workforce of card-carrying Smart People.
  3. There are some that conform to type: thirtyish and pale, sloppily dressed and bleary-eyed.


  1. Lawmakers Approve Third On-Time Budget Since 1986

    SACRAMENTO- Mark your calendars – June 14, both Assembly and Senate passed a balanced California state budget – all without pizza boxes on the Senate floor, without late night debates and without bleary-eyed press conferences at the bear statue in …
    on June 15, 2013     Source: FOX40 Sacramento

  2. Breakfast links: Jason Peters arrested

    Back home after my minicamp travels and a significant amount of time waiting out construction on the I-95 corridor, I present to you some bleary-eyed Thursday links. Washington Redskins The Redskins will bring a couple of new wide receivers to training camp with them next month, as they have signed speedy veterans Donte Stallworth and Devery Henderson. No way to say for certain to what extent ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: ESPN Blogs


  1. "There's going to be bleary-eyed Australians tomorrow as they turn up to work after the long weekend and it won't be because they hung one on," said Beazley. "It will be because they'll be up watching the Socceroos. As I will be myself. I...
    on Jun 11, 2006 By: Kim Beazley Source: China Daily

  2. One, Abdullah al-Kandari, had not eaten for 15 days, and "was pale, bleary-eyed, disoriented, barely audible and had lost considerable weight," Wilner told the New York Times.
    on Sep 27, 2005 By: Thomas Wilner Source: Socialist Worker Online

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