tear-jerker

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See also: tearjerker and tear jerker

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tear-jerker (plural tear-jerkers)

  1. Alternative spelling of tearjerker
    • 2019 January 26, Kitty Empire, “The Streets review – the agony and ecstasy of a great everyman”, in The Guardian[1]:
      The many tear-jerkers deal with finality, with death and the end of love, with a stoicism pregnant with feeling.