Definition of blear :
1. Causing or caused by dimness of sight; dim.
2. Dim or sore with water or rheum; - said of the eyes.
3. To make somewhat sore or watery, as the eyes; to dim, or blur, as the sight. Figuratively: To obscure ( mental or moral perception); to blind; to hoodwink.
murky, foggy, smear, becloud, undefined, hazy, overshadow, obscure, film over, blurred, blurry, gloom, opaque, blear-eyed, nebulous, indistinguishable, pale, shadowy, overcast, dim, glaze over, smudge, blur, vague, indefinite, fog, eclipse, obnubilate, mist, befog, shadow, misty, smutch, bedim, indistinct, undetermined, obfuscate, fuzzy, dull, bleary, unclear, slur, confuse, bleary-eyed, cloud, muzzy, clear, gauzy, tired
dim (part of speech: adjective)
- That red- hair'd, blear- eyed, wide- mouth'd, hook- nos'd wench? - "The Comedies of Terence", Publius Terentius Afer.
- Sancho changed the subject, and said to his master, " I marvel, senor, at the boldness of Altisidora, the duchess's handmaid; he whom they call Love must have cruelly pierced and wounded her; they say he is a little blind urchin who, though blear- eyed, or more properly speaking sightless, if he aims at a heart, be it ever so small, hits it and pierces it through and through with his arrows. - "The History of Don Quixote, Volume II., Complete", Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra.
- The door was flung wide from within, and the blear eyes of Nicol peered out into the night- light. - "The Heart of Unaga", Ridgwell Cullum.