- a person who weeps.
- (formerly) a hired mourner at a funeral.
- something worn as a badge of mourning, as a widow’s black veil.
- a wine bottle that has lost some of its contents through the cork.
- any of various loose-hanging, streamerlike objects, as a long, hanging hatband or a strand of moss hanging from a tree.
- Informal. a sad story, motion picture, song, or the like, that is apt to make one cry.