1. 1〔涙が落ちる様子〕 ⇒ぽろり(と)1
  1. 2〔軽いものが落ちる様子〕
    • 木の葉がほろりと地面に落ちた
    • A leaf 「dropped softly [fell gently] to the ground.
  1. 3〔深く感じて同情する様子〕
    • ほろりとさせる話
    • a moving [touching] story
    • 彼女は友達の悲しい話にほろりとした
    • She was touched [moved to tears] by her friend's sad story.
  1. 4〔かすかに〕
    • ほろりと酔う
    • get 「slightly drunk [mellow/mildly intoxicated/tipsy]/(begin to) feel the effects of one's drink