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ˈwi pərweep·er

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. weeper, criernoun

    a person who weeps

  2. weepernoun

    a hired mourner


  1. weepernoun

    Agent noun of weep; a person who weeps.

  2. weepernoun

    A hired mourner.

  3. weepernoun

    A thing that slowly leaks liquid.

  4. weepernoun

    A weeping tree.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Weepernoun

    Etymology: from weep.

    If you have served God in a holy life, send away the women and the weepers: tell them it is as much intemperance to weep too much as to laugh too much: if thou art alone, or with fitting company, die as thou should’st; but do not die impatiently, and like a fox catched in a trap. Taylor.

    Laughter is easy; but the wonder lies,
    What store of brine supply’d the weeper’s eyes. Dryden.


  1. weeper

    A weeper is a person who weeps, manifests a deep sorrow, grief or any form of emotion by shedding tears. It can also refer to a drama or a piece of literature, film or song that is intended to make the audience cry. In gardening, a weeper may refer to a type of plant that has a drooping or weeping growth habit.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Weepernoun

    one who weeps; esp., one who sheds tears

  2. Weepernoun

    a white band or border worn on the sleeve as a badge of mourning

  3. Weepernoun

    the capuchin. See Capuchin, 3 (a)


  1. Weeper

    The Weeper is the name of two fictitious comic book supervillains, originally published by Fawcett Comics and today owned by DC Comics. The original Weeper first appeared in Master Comics #23 in February 1942. The arch-foe of Bulletman and Bulletgirl, the Weeper is capable of the most brutal of murders, but sheds tears for his victims; he hates to see people happy but feels bad after he hurts them. The Weeper wears a blue opera cape, a top hat, and carries a small walking stick and tear gas bombs. He also drives a hearse and is accompanied by his henchman, the Bittermen.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of weeper in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of weeper in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

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