Definitions for tearjerkerˈtɪərˌdʒɜr kər

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

tear•jerk•er*ˈtɪərˌdʒɜr kər(n.)

  1. a sentimental story, play, movie, or the like, designed to elicit tears.

    Category: Informal

* Informal..

Origin of tearjerker:

1930–35

Princeton's WordNet

  1. tearjerker(noun)

    an excessively sentimental narrative

Wiktionary

  1. tearjerker(Noun)

    A sad or emotionally charged film or other dramatic work, sometimes exceeding the limits of necessity and/or believability.

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