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eye Idioms & Phrases


A cast of the eye

  • a slight squint or strabismus.
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almond-eyed

  • adjective satellite having almond-shaped eyes
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Apple of the eye

  • the pupil.
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argus-eyed

  • adjective satellite having very keen vision
    hawk-eyed; keen-sighted; argus-eyed; quick-sighted; lynx-eyed; sharp-sighted.
    • quick-sighted as a cat
  • adjective satellite carefully observant or attentive; on the lookout for possible danger
    vigilant; wakeful; argus-eyed.
    • a policy of open-eyed awareness
    • the vigilant eye of the town watch
    • there was a watchful dignity in the room
    • a watchful parent with a toddler in tow
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Ar"gus-eyed adjective
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  1. Extremely observant; watchful; sharp-sighted.
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Babies in the eyes

  • the minute reflection which one sees of one's self in the eyes of another.
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baby blue-eyes

  • noun delicate California annual having blue flowers marked with dark spots
    Nemophila menziesii.
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Ball of the eye

  • the eye itself, as distinguished from its lids and socket; formerly, the pupil of the eye.
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beady-eyed

  • adjective satellite having eyes that gleam with malice
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big-eyed scad

  • noun of Atlantic coastal waters; commonly used for bait
    big-eyed scad; bigeye scad; Selar crumenophthalmus.
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bird's eye

  • noun Old World plant with axillary racemes of blue-and-white flowers
    Veronica chamaedrys; germander speedwell.
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bird's eye view

  • noun a situation or topic as if viewed from an altitude or distance
    panoramic view.
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bird's-eye

  • adjective satellite as from an altitude or distance
    panoramic.
    • a bird's-eye survey
    • a panoramic view
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Bird's"-eye` adjective
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  1. Seen from above, as if by a flying bird; embraced at a glance; hence, general not minute, or entering into details; as, a bird's-eye view.
  2. Marked with spots resembling bird's eyes; as, bird's-eye diaper; bird's-eye maple.
Bird's"-eye` noun
Definitions
  1. (Bot.) A plant with a small bright flower, as the Adonis or pheasant's eye, the mealy primrose (Primula farinosa), and species of Veronica, Geranium, etc.
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bird's-eye bush

  • noun shrub with narrow-elliptic glossy evergreen leaves and yellow flowers with leathery petaloid sepals
    Ochna serrulata.
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bird's-eye maple

  • noun maple wood having a wavy grain with eyelike markings
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Bird's"-eye` ma"ple
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  1. See under Maple.
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Bird's-eye maple, Curled maple

  • varieties of the wood of the rock maple, in which a beautiful lustrous grain is produced by the sinuous course of the fibers.
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bird-eyed

Bird"-eyed` adjective
Definitions
  1. Quick-sighted; catching a glance as one goes.
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black eye

  • noun a swollen bruise caused by a blow to the eye
    shiner; mouse.
  • noun a bad reputation
    • his behavior gave the whole family a black eye
  • noun an unfortunate happening that hinders or impedes; something that is thwarting or frustrating
    blow; setback; reverse; reversal.
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black-eyed

Black"-eyed` adjective
Definitions
  1. Having black eyes. Dryden.
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Black-eyed pea

  • noun fruit or seed of the cowpea plant
    cowpea.
  • noun sprawling Old World annual cultivated especially in southern United States for food and forage and green manure
    Vigna sinensis; cowpea plant; Vigna unguiculata; cowpea.
  • noun eaten fresh as shell beans or dried
    cowpea.
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  • a West Indian name for Dolichos sphærospermus and its seed.
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black-eyed susan

  • noun tropical African climbing plant having yellow flowers with a dark purple center
    black-eyed Susan; Thunbergia alata.
  • noun annual weedy herb with ephemeral yellow purple-eyed flowers; Old World tropics; naturalized as a weed in North America
    bladder ketmia; flowers-of-an-hour; Hibiscus trionum; flower-of-an-hour.
  • noun the state flower of Maryland; of central and southeastern United States; having daisylike flowers with dark centers and yellow to orange rays
    Rudbeckia hirta; Rudbeckia serotina.
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black-eyed susan vine

  • noun tropical African climbing plant having yellow flowers with a dark purple center
    black-eyed Susan; Thunbergia alata.
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blear-eyed

  • adjective satellite tired to the point of exhaustion
    blear-eyed; bleary; blear.
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Blear"-eyed` adjective
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  1. Having sore eyes; having the eyes dim with rheum; dim-sighted.
    The blear-eyed Crispin. Drant.
  2. Lacking in perception or penetration; short-sighted; as, a blear-eyed bigot.
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bleary-eyed

  • adjective satellite tired to the point of exhaustion
    blear-eyed; bleary; blear.
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  • noun a very short time (as the time it takes the eye to blink or the heart to beat)
    instant; wink; flash; New York minute; twinkling; jiffy; heartbeat; split second; trice.
    • if I had the chance I'd do it in a flash
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Blink"-eyed` adjective
Definitions
  1. Habitually winking. Marlowe.
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blue-eye

Blue"-eye` noun
Definitions
  1. (Zoöl.) The blue-cheeked honeysucker of Australia.
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blue-eyed

  • adjective satellite favorite
    white-haired; fair-haired.
    • the fair-haired boy of the literary set
  • adjective satellite having blue eyes
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Blue"-eyed` adjective
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  1. Having blue eyes.
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blue-eyed african daisy

  • noun bushy perennial of South Africa with white or violet flowers; in its native region often clothes entire valley sides in a sheet of color
    Arctotis stoechadifolia; Arctotis venusta.
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blue-eyed grass

  • noun plant with grasslike foliage and delicate blue flowers
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Blue-eyed grass
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  1. (Bot.) a grasslike plant (Sisyrinchium anceps), with small flowers of a delicate blue color.
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blue-eyed mary

  • noun eastern United States plant with whorls of blue-and-white flowers
    Collinsia verna.
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boss-eyed

  • adjective satellite (British informal) cross-eyed
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buck-eyed

Buck"-eyed` adjective
Definitions
  1. Having bad or speckled eyes. "A buck-eyed horse." James White.
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Bulb of the eye

  • the eyeball.
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bull's eye

  • noun in target shooting: a score made by hitting the center of the target
    • in repeated sets of five shots his numbers of bull's-eyes varied
  • noun the center of a target
    bull.
  • noun something that exactly succeeds in achieving its goal
    home run; bell ringer; mark.
    • the new advertising campaign was a bell ringer
    • scored a bull's eye
    • hit the mark
    • the president's speech was a home run
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bull's-eye

  • noun a lantern with a single opening and a sliding panel that can be closed to conceal the light
    dark lantern.
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Bull's"-eye` noun
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  1. (Naut.) A small circular or oval wooden block without sheaves, having a groove around it and a hole through it, used for connecting rigging.
  2. A small round cloud, with a ruddy center, supposed by sailors to portend a storm.
  3. A small thick disk of glass inserted in a deck, roof, floor, ship's side, etc., to let in light.
  4. A circular or oval opening for air or light.
  5. A lantern, with a thick glass lens on one side for concentrating the light on any object; also, the lens itself. Dickens.
  6. (Astron.) Aldebaran, a bright star in the eye of Taurus or the Bull.
  7. (Archery & Gun.) The center of a target.
  8. A thick knob or protuberance left on glass by the end of the pipe through which it was blown.
  9. A small and thick old-fashioned watch. Colloq.
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Bull's-eye condenser, ∨ Bull's-eye

  • (Optics), a lens of short focal distance used for concentrating rays of light.
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bullock's-eye

Bul"lock's-eye` noun
Definitions
  1. See Bull's-eye, 3.
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By the eye

  • in abundance. Obs. Marlowe.
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cat's eye

  • noun any of various gems (as chrysoberyl or chalcedony) that reflect light when cut in a rounded shape
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cat's-eye

Cat's"-eye` noun
Definitions
  1. (Min.) A variety of quartz or chalcedony, exhibiting opalescent reflections from within, like the eye of a cat. The mane is given to other gems affording like effects, esp. the chrysoberyl.
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cat-eyed

Cat"-eyed` adjective
Definitions
  1. Having eyes like a cat; hence, able to see in the dark.
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clear-eyed

  • adjective satellite mentally acute or penetratingly discerning
    perspicacious; clear-sighted.
    • too clear-eyed not to see what problems would follow
    • chaos could be prevented only by clear-sighted leadership
    • much too perspicacious to be taken in by so spurious an argument
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cold-eyed

  • adjective satellite unaffected by strong emotion or prejudice
    dispassionate.
    • a journalist should be a dispassionate reporter of fact
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compound eye

  • noun in insects and some crustaceans: composed of many light-sensitive elements each forming a portion of an image
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Crab's eyes, ∨ Crab's stones

  • masses of calcareous matter found, at certain seasons of the year, on either side of the stomach of the European crawfishes, and formerly used in medicine for absorbent and antacid purposes; the gastroliths.
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cross-eye

  • noun strabismus in which one or both eyes turn inward toward the nose
    convergent strabismus; cross-eye; esotropia.
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Cross"-eye` noun
Definitions
  1. See Strabismus.
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cross-eyed

  • adjective having convergent strabismus
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Cross"-eyed` adjective
Definitions
  1. Affected with strabismus; squint-eyed; squinting.
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crossed eye

  • noun strabismus in which one or both eyes turn inward toward the nose
    convergent strabismus; cross-eye; esotropia.
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dark-eyed junco

  • noun common North American junco having grey plumage and eyes with dark brown irises
    slate-colored junco; Junco hyemalis.
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dead-eye

Dead"-eye` noun
Definitions
  1. (Naut.) A round, flattish, wooden block, encircled by a rope, or an iron band, and pierced with three holes to receive the lanyard; -- used to extend the shrouds and stays, and for other purposes. Called also deadman's eye. Totten.
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deep-eyed

  • adjective satellite characteristic of the bony face of a cadaver
    deep-eyed; hollow-eyed.
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dewy-eyed

  • adjective satellite exhibiting childlike simplicity and credulity
    simple; dewy-eyed; round-eyed; childlike.
    • childlike trust
    • dewy-eyed innocence
    • listened in round-eyed wonder
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doll's eyes

  • noun North American herb with white poisonous berries
    white bead; white baneberry; Actaea alba; white cohosh.
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Donkey's eye

  • (Bot.), the large round seed of the Mucuna pruriens, a tropical leguminous plant.
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double-eyed

Dou"ble-eyed` adjective
Definitions
  1. Having a deceitful look. R. "Deceitful meanings is double-eyed." Spenser.
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dove-eyed

Dove"-eyed` adjective
Definitions
  1. Having eyes like a dove; meekeyed; as, dove-eyed Peace.
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dragon's eye

  • noun Asian fruit similar to litchi
    longanberry.
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dry-eyed

  • adjective free from tears
    tearless.
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Dry"-eyed` adjective
Definitions
  1. Not having tears in the eyes.
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dull-eyed

Dull"-eyed` adjective
Definitions
  1. Having eyes wanting brightness, liveliness, or vivacity. Shak.
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eagle-eyed

  • adjective satellite capable of seeing to a great distance
    longsighted; keen-sighted; farseeing.
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Ea"gle-eyed` adjective
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  1. Sharp-sighted as an eagle. "Inwardly eagle-eyed." Howell.
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electric eye

  • noun a transducer used to detect and measure light and other radiations
    photocell; photoelectric cell; electric eye; photoconductive cell.
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Elliott eye

  • (Naut.), a loop in a hemp cable made around a thimble and served.
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Evil eye

  • noun a look that is believed to have the power of inflicting harm
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  • an eye which inflicts injury by some magical or fascinating influence. It is still believed by the ignorant and superstitious that some persons have the supernatural power of injuring by a look.
    It almost led him to believe in the evil eye. J. H. Newman.
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evil-eyed

E"vil-eyed adjective
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  1. Possessed of the supposed evil eye; also, looking with envy, jealousy, or bad design; malicious. Shak.
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Eye agate

  • a kind of circle agate, the central part of which are of deeper tints than the rest of the mass. Brande & C.
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Eye animalcule

  • (Zoöl), a flagellate infusorian belonging to Euglena and related genera; so called because it has a colored spot like an eye at one end.
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eye bank

  • noun a place for storing and preserving corneas that are obtained from human corpses immediately after death; used for corneal transplantation to patients with corneal defects
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  • noun a reflex that closes and opens the eyes rapidly
    nictitation; winking; nictation; blinking; blink; wink.
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eye candy

  • noun visual images that are pleasing to see but are intellectually undemanding
    • he wanted to put some eye candy on their web site
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eye chart

  • noun a chart that is read from a fixed distance; used as a test of vision
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eye clinic

  • noun a clinic where specialist care for a patient's eyes
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eye condition

  • noun the condition of the optical properties of the eye
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eye contact

  • noun a meeting of the eyes between two people that expresses meaningful nonverbal communication
    • it was a mere glance, but the eye contact was enough to tell her that he was desperate to leave
  • noun contact that occurs when two people look directly at each other
    • a teacher should make eye contact with the students
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eye cup

  • noun a small vessel with a rim curved to fit the orbit of the eye; use to apply medicated or cleansing solution to the eyeball
    eyecup; eyebath.
    • an eyecup is called an eyebath in Britain
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eye dialect

  • noun the use of misspellings to identify a colloquial or uneducated speaker
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eye disease

  • noun any disease of the eye
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Eye doctor

  • noun a medical doctor specializing in the diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the eye
    ophthalmologist; oculist.
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  • an oculist.
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eye dropper

  • noun pipet consisting of a small tube with a vacuum bulb at one end for drawing liquid in and releasing it a drop at a time
    dropper.
    • she used an eye dropper to administer medication to the eyes
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eye infection

  • noun an infection of the sebaceous gland of the eyelid
    hordeolum; stye; sty.
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eye mask

  • noun a mask covering the upper part of the face but with holes for the eyes
    domino; half mask.
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eye movement

  • noun the movement of the eyes
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eye muscle

  • noun one of the small muscles of the eye that serve to rotate the eyeball
    ocular muscle.
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Eye of a ship

  • the foremost part in the bows of a ship, where, formerly, eyes were painted; also, the hawser holes. Ham. Nav. Encyc.
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Eye of a volute

  • (Arch.), the circle in the center of volute.
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Eye of day, Eye of the morning, Eye of heaven

  • the sun. "So gently shuts the eye day." Mrs. Barbauld.
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eye of ra

  • noun a lion-headed Egyptian goddess; typifies life-destroying power of the sun
    Sekhet.
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eye opener

  • noun an alcoholic drink intended to wake one up early in the morning
  • noun something surprising and revealing
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eye operation

  • noun any surgical procedure involving the eyes
    eye operation.
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eye rhyme

  • noun an imperfect rhyme (e.g., `love' and `move')
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eye socket

  • noun the bony cavity in the skull containing the eyeball
    cranial orbit; orbit; orbital cavity.
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eye surgery

  • noun any surgical procedure involving the eyes
    eye operation.
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eye tooth

  • noun one of the four pointed conical teeth (two in each jaw) located between the incisors and the premolars
    dogtooth; canine; cuspid; canine tooth; eyetooth.
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eye-beaming

  • noun a radiant glance of the eye
    • he pretended profundity by eye-beamings at people
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eye-catcher

  • noun a striking person or thing that attracts attention
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eye-catching

  • adjective satellite seizing the attention
    attention-getting.
    • eye-catching posters
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eye-deceiving

  • adjective satellite creating the illusion of seeing reality
    trompe-l'oeil.
    • the visual deception of trompe-l'oeil art
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eye-drop

  • noun a drop from an eye dropper
    eyedrop.
  • noun a method of irrigating the eye used by ophthalmologists
    eyedrop.
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eye-lotion

  • noun lotion consisting of a solution used as a cleanser for the eyes
    collyrium; eyewash.
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eye-popping

  • adjective satellite amazingly impressive; suggestive of the flashing of lightning
    fulgurous; dazzling; fulgurant.
    • the skater's dazzling virtuosic leaps
    • these great best canvases still look as astonishing and as invitingly new as they did...when...his fulgurant popularity was in full growth"- Janet Flanner
    • adventures related...in a style both vivid and fulgurous"- Idwal Jones
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eyes-only

  • adjective satellite official classification for documents; meant to be seen by only the person to whom it is directed
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feast one's eyes

  • verb look at with great enjoyment
    • She feasted her eyes on the Tuscan landscape
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ferret-eye

Fer"ret-eye` noun
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  1. (Zoöl.) The spur-winged goose; -- so called from the red circle around the eyes.
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Flemish eye

  • (Naut.), an eye formed at the end of a rope by dividing the strands and lying them over each other.
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Gimlet eye

  • a squint-eye. Colloq. Wright.
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give the eye

  • verb look at with a critical eye
    give the once over.
    • When the movie star entered, all the women gave him the once over
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give the glad eye

  • verb look seductively at someone
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glass eye

  • noun prosthesis consisting of an artificial eye made of glass
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goggle-eye

  • noun of Atlantic coastal waters; commonly used for bait
    big-eyed scad; bigeye scad; Selar crumenophthalmus.
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Gog"gle-eye` noun
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  1. (Zoöl.) (a) One of two or more species of American fresh-water fishes of the family Centrarchidæ, esp. Chænobryttus antistius, of Lake Michigan and adjacent waters, and Ambloplites rupestris, of the Great Lakes and Mississippi Valley; -- so called from their prominent eyes. (b) The goggler.
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goggle-eyed

  • adjective satellite with eyes or mouth open in surprise
    popeyed; openmouthed.
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Gog"gle-eyed` adjective
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  1. Having prominent and distorted or rolling eyes. Ascham.
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golden-eye

Gold"en-eye` noun
Definitions
  1. (Zoöl.) A duck (Glaucionetta clangula), found in Northern Europe, Asia, and America. The American variety (var. Americana) is larger. Called whistler, garrot, gowdy, pied widgeon, whiteside, curre, and doucker. Barrow's golden-eye of America (G. Islandica) is less common.
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golden-eyed fly

  • noun a variety of green lacewing
    goldeneye.
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green-eyed

  • adjective satellite suspicious or unduly suspicious or fearful of being displaced by a rival
    jealous; overjealous.
    • a jealous lover
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Green"-eyed adjective
Definitions
  1. Having green eyes.
  2. Seeing everything through a medium which discolors or distorts. "Green-eyed jealousy." Shak.
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green-eyed monster

  • noun a feeling of jealous envy (especially of a rival)
    jealousy.
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Half an eye

  • very imperfect sight; a careless glance; as, to see a thing with half an eye; often figuratively. "Those who have but half an eye. " B. Jonson.
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hawk-eyed

  • adjective satellite having very keen vision
    hawk-eyed; keen-sighted; argus-eyed; quick-sighted; lynx-eyed; sharp-sighted.
    • quick-sighted as a cat
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Hawk"-eyed` adjective
Definitions
  1. Having a keen eye; sharpsighted; discerning.
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heddle-eye

Hed"dle-eye` noun
Definitions
  1. (Weaving) The eye or loop formed in each heddle to receive a warp thread.
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hollow-eyed

  • adjective satellite characteristic of the bony face of a cadaver
    deep-eyed; hollow-eyed.
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Hook and eye

  • noun a kind of fastener used on clothing
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  • one of the small wire hooks and loops for fastening together the opposite edges of a garment, etc.
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in a pig's eye

  • adverb very unlikely
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In the eye of the wind

  • (Naut.), in a direction opposed to the wind; as, a ship sails in the eye of the wind.
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in the public eye

  • adjective satellite of great interest to the public
    • a person in the public eye
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In the wind's eye

  • (Naut.), directly toward the point from which the wind blows.
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keen-eyed

  • adjective satellite having keen eyesight
    keen-eyed.
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keep an eye on

  • verb follow with the eyes or the mind
    watch over; follow; observe; watch.
    • Keep an eye on the baby, please!
    • The world is watching Sarajevo
    • She followed the men with the binoculars
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keep one's eyes off

  • verb stay clear of, avoid
    stay away; stand back; keep one's hands off; keep one's distance.
    • Keep your hands off my wife!
    • Keep your distance from this man--he is dangerous
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keep one's eyes open

  • verb pay attention; be watchful
    keep one's eyes peeled; keep one's eyes open.
    • Keep your eyes peeled for any policemen
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keep one's eyes peeled

  • verb pay attention; be watchful
    keep one's eyes peeled; keep one's eyes open.
    • Keep your eyes peeled for any policemen
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keep one's eyes skinned

  • verb pay attention; be watchful
    keep one's eyes peeled; keep one's eyes open.
    • Keep your eyes peeled for any policemen
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lay eyes on

  • verb see with attention
    behold.
    • behold Christ!
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left-eyed

  • adjective satellite having only the left eye
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lens of the eye

  • noun biconvex transparent body situated behind the iris in the eye; its role (along with the cornea) is to focuses light on the retina
    lens; crystalline lens.
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lynx-eyed

  • adjective satellite having very keen vision
    hawk-eyed; keen-sighted; argus-eyed; quick-sighted; lynx-eyed; sharp-sighted.
    • quick-sighted as a cat
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Lynx"-eyed` adjective
Definitions
  1. Having acute sight.
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magic eye

  • noun a transducer used to detect and measure light and other radiations
    photocell; photoelectric cell; electric eye; photoconductive cell.
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maiden blue-eyed mary

  • noun small widely branching western plant with tiny blue-and-white flowers; British Columbia to Ontario and south to California and Colorado
    Collinsia parviflora.
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mind's eye

  • noun the imaging of remembered or invented scenes
    • I could see her clearly in my mind's eye
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misty-eyed

  • adjective satellite having eyes blurred as with tears
    • sad and misty-eyed
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mole-eyed

Mole"-eyed` adjective
Definitions
  1. Having eyes like those of the mole; having imperfect sight.
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moon-eye

Moon"-eye` noun
Definitions
  1. A eye affected by the moon; also, a disease in the eye of a horse.
  2. (Zoöl.) (a) Any species of American fresh-water fishes of the genus Hyodon, esp. H. tergisus of the Great Lakes and adjacent waters. (b) The cisco.
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moon-eyed

Moon"-eyed` adjective
Definitions
  1. Having eyes affected by the moon; moonblind; dim-eyed; purblind.
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mope-eyed

Mope"-eyed` adjective
Definitions
  1. Shortsighted; purblind.
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Naked eye

  • noun the eye unaided by any optical instrument that alters the power of vision or alters the apparent size or distance of objects
    • it is not safe to look directly at the sun with the naked eye
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  • the eye alone, unaided by glasses, or by telescope, microscope, or the like.
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Naked-eyed medusa

  • . (Zoöl.) See Hydromedusa.
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night-eyed

Night"-eyed` adjective
Definitions
  1. Capable of seeing at night; sharp-eyed. "Your night-eyed Tiberius." B. Jonson.
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nine-eyes

Nine"-eyes` noun
Definitions
  1. (Zoöl.) The lamprey.
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nonrapid eye movement

  • noun a recurring sleep state during which rapid eye movements do not occur and dreaming does not occur; accounts for about 75% of normal sleep time
    NREM sleep; nonrapid eye movement; orthodox sleep; NREM.
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nonrapid eye movement sleep

  • noun a recurring sleep state during which rapid eye movements do not occur and dreaming does not occur; accounts for about 75% of normal sleep time
    NREM sleep; nonrapid eye movement; orthodox sleep; NREM.
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one-eyed

  • adjective satellite having or showing only one eye
    • one-eyed Jacks are wild
    • the three one-eyed Cyclopes of Greek myth
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open-eyed

  • adjective satellite carefully observant or attentive; on the lookout for possible danger
    vigilant; wakeful; argus-eyed.
    • a policy of open-eyed awareness
    • the vigilant eye of the town watch
    • there was a watchful dignity in the room
    • a watchful parent with a toddler in tow
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O"pen-eyed` adjective
Definitions
  1. With eyes widely open; watchful; vigilant. Shak.
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owl-eyed

Owl"-eyed` adjective
Definitions
  1. Having eyes like an owl's.
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ox-eyed

  • adjective satellite having large round eyes like those of an ox
    • ox-eyed Juno
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ox-eyed daisy

  • noun tall leafy-stemmed Eurasian perennial with white flowers; widely naturalized; often placed in genus Chrysanthemum
    moon daisy; white daisy; oxeye daisy; Chrysanthemum leucanthemum; Leucanthemum vulgare; marguerite.
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Pearl eye

  • cataract. R.
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pearl-eyed

Pearl"-eyed` adjective
Definitions
  1. Having a pearly speck in the eye; afflicted with the cataract.
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Pheasant's eye

  • . (Bot.) (a) A red-flowered herb (Adonis autumnalis) of the Crowfoot family; called also pheasant's-eye Adonis. (b) The garden pink (Dianthus plumarius); called also Pheasant's-eye pink.
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pheasant's-eye

  • noun Eurasian herb cultivated for its deep red flowers with dark centers
    Adonis annua.
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pie-eyed

  • adjective satellite very drunk
    pixilated; sozzled; soaked; tight; soused; sloshed; slopped; blotto; plastered; crocked; besotted; cockeyed; squiffy; wet; fuddled; smashed; blind drunk; stiff; loaded; pissed.
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pig-eyed

Pig"-eyed` adjective
Definitions
  1. Having small, deep-set eyes.
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pin-eyed

Pin"-eyed` adjective
Definitions
  1. (Bot.) Having the stigma visible at the throad of a gamopetalous corolla, while the stamens are concealed in the tube; -- said of dimorphous flowers. The opposite of thrum-eyed.
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pineal eye

  • noun a sensory structure capable of light reception located on the dorsal side of the diencephalon in various reptiles
    pineal eye.
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Pink eye

  • (Med.), a popular name for an epidemic variety of ophthalmia, associated with early and marked redness of the eyeball.
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pink-eyed

Pink"-eyed` adjective
Etymology
Pink half-shut + eye.
Definitions
  1. Having small eyes. Holland.
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Pope's eye

  • the gland surrounded with fat in the middle of the thigh of an ox or sheep. R. D. Blackmore.
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private eye

  • noun someone who can be employed as a detective to collect information
    private investigator; private detective; sherlock; shamus; PI; operative.
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public eye

  • noun a focus of public attention
    limelight; glare; spotlight.
    • he enjoyed being in the limelight
    • when Congress investigates it brings the full glare of publicity to the agency
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pull the wool over someone's eyes

  • verb conceal one's true motives from especially by elaborately feigning good intentions so as to gain an end
    lead by the nose; play false; snow; hoodwink; bamboozle.
    • He bamboozled his professors into thinking that he knew the subject well
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purple-eyed

  • adjective satellite (of flowers) having a purple eyelike marking
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rabbit-eye blueberry

  • noun shrub of southeastern United States grown commercially especially for canning industry
    rabbiteye blueberry; Vaccinium ashei; rabbiteye.
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rapid eye movement

  • noun a recurring sleep state during which dreaming occurs; a state of rapidly shifting eye movements during sleep
    rapid eye movement; REM; paradoxical sleep; REM sleep.
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rapid eye movement sleep

  • noun a recurring sleep state during which dreaming occurs; a state of rapidly shifting eye movements during sleep
    rapid eye movement; REM; paradoxical sleep; REM sleep.
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red bird's eye

  • noun biennial European catchfly having red or pink flowers; sometimes placed in genus Lychnis
    Lychnis dioica; red campion; Silene dioica.
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red-eye

  • verb travel on an overnight flight
    • The candidate red-eyed from California to the East Coast the night before the election to give a last stump speech
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red-eyed vireo

  • noun of northern North America having red irises and an olive-grey body with white underparts
    Vireo olivaceous.
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right-eyed

  • adjective satellite having only the right eye
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round-eyed

  • adjective satellite exhibiting childlike simplicity and credulity
    simple; dewy-eyed; round-eyed; childlike.
    • childlike trust
    • dewy-eyed innocence
    • listened in round-eyed wonder
  • adjective satellite having large round wide-open eyes
    round-eyed.
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saucer-eyed

  • adjective satellite having large round wide-open eyes
    round-eyed.
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screw eye

  • noun a woodscrew having its shank bent into a ring
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see eye to eye

  • verb be in agreement
    • We never saw eye to eye on this question
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seeing eye dog

  • noun (trademark) a guide dog trained to guide a blind person
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sessile-eyed

Ses"sile-eyed` adjective
Definitions
  1. (Zoöl.) Having eyes which are not elevated on a stalk; -- opposed to stalk-eyed.
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Sessile-eyed Crustacea

  • the Arthrostraca.
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sharp-eyed

  • adjective satellite having very keen vision
    hawk-eyed; keen-sighted; argus-eyed; quick-sighted; lynx-eyed; sharp-sighted.
    • quick-sighted as a cat
  • adjective satellite keenly perceptive or alert
    quick-sighted; sharp-sighted.
    • quick-sighted into the faults of the time"- Leonard Bacon
  • adjective satellite having keen eyesight
    keen-eyed.
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sheep's-eye

Sheep's"-eye` noun
Definitions
  1. A modest, diffident look; a loving glance; -- commonly in the plural.
    I saw her just now give him the languishing eye, as they call it; . . . of old called the sheep's-eye. Wycherley.
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Simple eye

  • noun an eye having a single lens
    stemma; ocellus.
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  • (Zoöl.), an eye having a single lens; opposed to compound eye.
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skew-eyed

  • adjective satellite having eyes that look in different directions
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slant-eye

  • noun (slang) a disparaging term for an Asian person (especially for North Vietnamese soldiers in the Vietnam War)
    gook.
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sleepy-eyed

  • adjective satellite ready to fall asleep
    sleepy; sleepyheaded.
    • beginning to feel sleepy
    • a sleepy-eyed child with drooping eyelids
    • sleepyheaded students
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snake eyes

  • noun expressions used when when two dice are thrown and both come up showing one spot
    craps.
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sore-eyed

  • adjective satellite having sore eyes; suffering from pinkeye or conjunctivitis
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squint-eye

  • noun a person with strabismus
    squinter.
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Squint"-eye` noun
Definitions
  1. An eye that squints. Spenser.
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squint-eyed

  • adjective affected by strabismus
  • adjective satellite (used especially of glances) directed to one side with or as if with doubt or suspicion or envy
    askant; askance; sidelong; asquint; squinty; squint.
    • her eyes with their misted askance look"- Elizabeth Bowen
    • sidelong glances
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Squint"-eyed` adjective
Definitions
  1. Having eyes that quint; having eyes with axes not coincident; cross-eyed.
  2. Looking obliquely, or asquint; malignant; as, squint-eyed praise; squint-eyed jealousy.
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stalk-eyed

Stalk"-eyed` adjective
Definitions
  1. (Zoöl.) Having the eyes raised on a stalk, or peduncle; -- opposed to sessile-eyed. Said especially of podophthalmous crustaceans.
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Stalked-eyed crustaceans

  • . (Zoöl.) See Podophthalmia.
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starry-eyed

  • adjective satellite unrealistically or naively optimistic
    • a starry-eyed reformer
    • starry-eyed idealism
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sunken-eyed

  • adjective satellite characteristic of the bony face of a cadaver
    deep-eyed; hollow-eyed.
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swivel-eyed

Swiv"el-eyed` adjective
Definitions
  1. Squint-eyed. Prov. Eng.
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tall yellow-eye

  • noun of Australia
    Xyris operculata.
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teary-eyed

  • adjective satellite with eyes full of tears
    teary; teary-eyed.
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third eye

  • noun a sensory structure capable of light reception located on the dorsal side of the diencephalon in various reptiles
    pineal eye.
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thrum-eyed

Thrum"-eyed` adjective
Definitions
  1. (Bot.) Having the anthers raised above the stigma, and visible at the throat of the corolla, as in long-stamened primroses; -- the reverse of pin-eyed.
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tiger-eye

Ti"ger-eye` noun
Definitions
  1. (Min.) A siliceous stone of a yellow color and chatoyant luster, obtained in South Africa and much used for ornament. It is an altered form of the mineral crocidolite. See Crocidolite.
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To blear the eye of

  • to deceive; to impose upon. Obs.
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To catch one's eye

  • to interrupt captiously while speaking. Colloq. "You catch me up so very short." Dickens.
  • to attract one's notice.
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To fasten one's eyes upon

  • to look upon steadily without cessation. Acts iii. 4.
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To find favor in the eyes (of)

  • to be graciously received and treated.
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To have an eye to

  • to pay particular attention to; to watch. "Have an eye to Cinna." Shak.
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To keep an eye on

  • to watch.
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To lift up the eyes

  • . To look up; to raise the eyes, as in prayer. Ps. cxxi. 1.
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To roll the eye

  • to direct its axis hither and thither in quick succession.
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To set eyes on

  • to see; to behold; to fasten the eyes on.
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To set the eyes on

  • to see; to have a sight of.
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To throw dust in one's eyes

  • to mislead; to deceive. Colloq.
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turn a blind eye

  • verb refuse to acknowledge
    • He turns a blind eye to the injustices in his office
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two-eyed violet

  • noun violet of Pacific coast of North America having white petals tinged with yellow and deep violet
    Viola ocellata; heartsease.
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wall-eye

Wall"-eye` noun
Etymology
See Wall-eyed.
Definitions
  1. An eye in which the iris is of a very light gray or whitish color; -- said usually of horses. Booth. ✍ Jonson has defined wall-eye to be "a disease in the crystalline humor of the eye; glaucoma." But glaucoma is not a disease of the crystalline humor, nor is wall-eye a disease at all, but merely a natural blemish. Tully. In the north of England, as Brockett states, persons are said to be wall-eyed when the white of the eye is very large and distorted, or on one side.
  2. (Zoöl.) (a) An American fresh-water food fish (Stizostedion vitreum) having large and prominent eyes; -- called also glasseye, pike perch, yellow pike, and wall-eyed perch. (b) A California surf fish (Holconotus argenteus). (c) The alewife; -- called also wall-eyed herring.
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wall-eyed

Wall"-eyed` adjective
Etymology
Icel. valdeyg&edh;r, or vagleygr; fr. vagl a beam, a beam in the eye (akin to Sw. vagel a roost, a perch, a sty in the eye) + eygr having eyes (from auga eye). See Eye.
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  1. Having an eye of a very light gray or whitish color. Booth. ✍ Shakespeare, in using wall-eyed as a term of reproach (as "wall-eyed rage," a "wall-eyed wretch"), alludes probably to the idea of unnatural or distorted vision. See the Note under Wall-eye. It is an eye which is utterly and incurably perverted, an eye that knows no pity.
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watery-eyed

  • adjective satellite with eyes full of tears
    teary; teary-eyed.
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weather eye

  • noun vigilant attentiveness
    vigilance; watchfulness.
    • he keeps a weather eye open for trouble
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White of the eye

  • (Anat.), the white part of the ball of the eye surrounding the transparent cornea.
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white-eye

White"-eye` noun
Definitions
  1. (Zoöl.) Any one of several species of small Old World singing of the genus Zosterops, as Zosterops palpebrosus of India, and Z. c&oe;rulescens of Australia. The eyes are encircled by a ring of white feathers, whence the name. Called also bush creeper, and white-eyed tit.
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wide-eyed

  • adjective satellite exhibiting childlike simplicity and credulity
    simple; dewy-eyed; round-eyed; childlike.
    • childlike trust
    • dewy-eyed innocence
    • listened in round-eyed wonder
  • adjective satellite (used of eyes) fully open or extended
    wide.
    • stared with wide eyes
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wild-eyed

  • adjective satellite appearing extremely agitated
    • crowded the wild-eyed animals into a truck
  • adjective satellite not sensible about practical matters; idealistic and unrealistic
    quixotic; romantic.
    • as quixotic as a restoration of medieval knighthood
    • a romantic disregard for money
    • a wild-eyed dream of a world state
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yellow-eyed

Yel"low-eyed` adjective
Definitions
  1. Having yellow eyes.
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Yellow-eyed grass

  • noun any of several rushlike plants, especially of the pine barrens of southern United States
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  • (Bot.), any plant of the genus Xyris.
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yellow-eyed grass family

  • noun plants of tropical to temperate regions; usually in wet places
    Xyridaceae; family Xyridaceae.
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