cross-eyed cross-eyed

Definition(s):

  • (adj) having convergent strabismus

Usage(s):

  1. Slightly cross-eyed and patently uncharismatic, Chaudhry stumbled into his present stature through a steadfast desire to do what was right.
  2. Rarely seen at public events without his derby or his pet cross-eyed mule, Sam Lewis has been the butt of jokes in San Angelo, Texas, for most of his 56 years.
  3. A cross-eyed reporter named Richard Adams Locke wrote an ingenious account of how Sir John Herschel.

News

  1. The Grove School's Calle Hinkle's graduation speech

    Ladies and germs and bald headed worms and cross-eyed mosquitos, I've come before you to stand behind you to tell you something I know nothing about. This Thursday is Good Friday.
    on June 8, 2013     Source: Redlands Daily Facts

  2. 2:55 P.M.: When Productivity Dies

    You're not getting anything done in the afternoon. So what can you do about it? You're cross-eyed from monitor glare, comatose from lunch digestion, and you don't even realized you just opened up Facebook: It's 2:55 in the afternoon, the time of day when productivity dies. Deconstructing the dip LondonOffices.com's recent poll of 420 British office workers, while not incredibly scientifically ...
    on June 6, 2013     Source: Fast Company Magazine

Quotes

  1. Alba, 26, says, "I would like to dedicate this award to a young man who has been on my mind for the last 19 years: Ross. Ross didn't love me. I was pigeon-toed, I had a sway back, I was slightly cross-eyed, buck-toothed, I sucked my thumb. Look at...
    on Aug 27, 2007 By: Jessica Alba Source: San Francisco Chronicle

  2. "I could look at a guy cross-eyed and he could charge me with something for looking at him wrong. No fisticuffs occurred, or anything, to my knowledge. I am going to wait until I find out all the facts before I make any kind of judgment,"...
    on Sep 5, 2007 By: Romeo Crennel Source: USA Today

  3. "The (team time trial) is so hard at the end that everybody's on the limit, everybody's a little bit cross-eyed," Armstrong said. "You come into the city, there's a lot of turns and you get the whipping wind and it's easy to make a mistake...
    on Jul 5, 2005 By: Lance Armstrong Source: FOXNews

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