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tearjerker

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Film, Literature
tearjerkertear‧jerk‧er /ˈtɪəˌdʒɜːkə $ ˈtɪrˌdʒɜːrkər/ noun [countable]  informalAMFALEMOTIONAL a film, book, or story that is very sad and makes you cry
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tearjerkerHis latest movie is a typical Hollywood tearjerker.
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