water one's cheeks

water (one's) cheeks

euphemism To weep; to have tears streaming down one's face. Sitting there watering your cheeks isn't going to solve anything. You need to stand up, dust yourself off, and try again! There wasn't a person in the audience who wasn't watering their cheeks by the end of the film.
See also: cheek, water
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water one’s cheeks

tv. to cry; to shed tears sobbing. Poor Billy was watering his cheeks all night because his dog ran away.
See also: cheek, water
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