bawl (one's) eyes out

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bawl (one's) eyes out

To sob or weep loudly, uncontrollably, and for a long period of time. After we broke up, I just lay on my bed and bawled my eyes out.
See also: bawl, eye, out
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These are the guys who paint their faces and gather around fires in Indian sweat lodges where they bawl their eyes out and trade stories about the irreparable harm their fathers did to them as children.
While short on gridiron action, this seminal Movie of the Week was still ostensibly "about football," which meant '70s guys could bawl their eyes out during Piccolo's wrenching death scene.