tear-jerk|er

tear-jerk|er or tear|jerk|er «TIHR JUR kuhr», noun.
Informal. an overly sad or sentimental song, film, or story.

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  • tear-jerker — 1911, in reference to newspaper stories about tragic situations, on model of soda jerker and perhaps especially beer jerker, from TEAR (Cf. tear) (n.1) + JERK (Cf. jerk) (v.) …   Etymology dictionary

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  • tearjerker — tear|jerk|er [ˈtıəˌdʒə:kə US ˈtırˌdʒə:rkər] n informal a film, book, or story that is very sad and makes you cry …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • tearjerker — tear|jerk|er [ tır,dʒɜrkər ] noun count INFORMAL a sad movie or story that makes you cry …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • tearjerker — tear•jerk•er [[t]ˈtɪərˌdʒɜr kər[/t]] n. Informal. inf a sentimental story, play, movie, or the like, designed to elicit tears • Etymology: 1930–35 …   From formal English to slang

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  • I Love You, You're Perfect, Now Change — Infobox Musical name= I Love You, You re Perfect, Now Change subtitle= caption=Original cast recording music=Jimmy Roberts lyrics= book=Joe DiPietro basis= productions= 1996 Off Broadway 1999,Bromley and London, 2005 London 2007 Beijing 2007… …   Wikipedia


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