bleary ADJECTIVE (blearier, bleariest) (of the eyes) dull and unfocused from sleep or tiredness.
DERIVATIVES blearily adverb.
ORIGIN probably related to High German blerre 'blurred vision' and Low German blarroged 'bleary-eyed' .

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  • blearily — adverb see bleary …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • blearily — See bleary. * * * …   Universalium

  • blearily — adverb In a bleary manner …   Wiktionary

  • blearily — reliably …   Anagrams dictionary

  • blearily — blear·i·ly …   English syllables

  • blearily — See: bleary …   English dictionary

  • blearily — ˈblirə̇lē, li adverb : in a bleary manner …   Useful english dictionary

  • reliably — blearily …   Anagrams dictionary

  • bleary — blearily, adv. bleariness, n. /blear ee/, adj., blearier, bleariest. 1. (of the eyes or sight) blurred or dimmed, as from sleep or weariness. 2. indistinct; unclear: The day begins with a bleary view of one s world. 3. fatigued; worn out. [1350… …   Universalium

  • bleary — adjective Date: 14th century 1. of the eyes or vision dull or dimmed especially from fatigue or sleep 2. poorly outlined or defined ; dim < a bleary view > 3. very tired < bleary travelers > • blearily …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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