Mammoth Memory

Rheumy – Having watery eyes (eyes that are full of rheum)


(pronounced roo-mee)

To remember the definition of the word rheumy, use the following mnemonic:

The room became watery (rheumy) after Alice's eyes became wet.

The Room became watery after alice's eyes became wet.


Examples of rheumy in a sentence:

She was small and wizened, with rheumy eyes and bad teeth.

Because he was sick with a cold, the patient’s rheumy eyes watered like a faucet.

The child’s rheumy eyes appeared watery most of the school day.

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