misty-eyed misty-eyed

Definition(s):

  • (adj) having eyes blurred as with tears

Usage(s):

  1. This kind of tough talk inspires a misty-eyed loyalty on the part of Power Line's conservative following.
  2. The authors don't suffer barefoot backpackers or misty-eyed spiritual seekers lightly, and they offer down-to-earth tips on everything from budgeting to weather warnings.
  3. But Oldster Macfadden, stubborn and misty-eyed, always remembered that Physical Culture 42 years ago started him on his climb to fortune, publicized him as a muscle messiah.

News

  • 'Pinball Rocks' App Features Alice in Chains, AC/DC

    If you love rock and metal and if the idea of playing a game of pinball gets you a bit misty-eyed for the past, you'll be glad to know that Sony Music's upcoming Pinball Rocks combines those into one rockin' game . The iOS app, developed by Game Prom, features tables inspired by rock legends and their music Gamers can play on pinball tables inspired by Alice in Chains, Bullet for My Valentine ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Mashable

Quotes

  1. "My father had such a great time here at school - and is still misty-eyed about an immortal moment on Bondi [Beach], when an Australian beauty planted a smacker on his cheek," William said Thursday during a speech at an Australia Day reception...
    on Jan 21, 2010 By: Prince William Source: People Magazine

  2. Randolph said Sanchez was "a little misty-eyed" during the meeting.
    on Mar 10, 2007 By: Willie Randolph Source: SI.com

  3. "It's been one continuous goodbye party for the last month because we've celebrated four different times already, but I expect to get a little misty-eyed on Sunday," said Kim Zimmer, who played Reva for 21 years. "It's joyful and sad at the...
    on Aug 27, 2009 By: Kim Zimmer Source: Los Angeles Times

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