eyeball eyeball  /ˈaɪ ˌbɔl/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) the ball-shaped capsule containing the vertebrate eye
  2. (v) look at

Synonym(s)

eye

Usage(s):

  1. Beyond light tugs and scratches felt through the anesthetized eyeball, the experience is completely painless, the optical equivalent of minor dental surgery.
  2. But they have not dared to insert a substitute in the eyeball.
  3. Clinton's husband and, to an even greater extent, former Senator George Mitchell were much more involved in those efforts, when the eyeball-to-eyeball negotiations began.

News

  1. Here Are Highlights of Tila Tequila's Acting in Masterminds

    Liar and professional bisexual Tila Tequila isn't that much worse than her co-stars (including Hulk Hogan's ex-con son Nick, and The Wire 's Tray Chaney) in the direct-to-video shitfest Masterminds , but that's like saying that a lobotomy isn't that much worse than losing an eyeball. It all sucks. Read more...        
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Gawker

  2. Eyeball Licking Fetish Causing Pink Eye Outbreak In Japan

    A new sexual fetish sweeping across Japan has led to an outbreak of pink eye in schools, unofficially called "oculolinctus," Fans of the fetish become sexually aroused by licking their partner's eyeballs or having their own eyeballs licked. Authorities first became aware that something was going on when kids began showing up at school wearing eye patches. Pink eye is caused by bacteria getting ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Opposing Views

  3. NanoGlass is a poor geek's stripped-down Google Glass

    NanoGlass attaches to your favorite pair of glasses or sunglasses. (Credit: EmoPulse) Now that Google Glass is in the hands of developers, it seems like everybody wants a smartphone connection on their specs. That pesky $1,500 price tag is a little annoying, though. Let's say you don't need all the fancy Glass features, like an eyeball-level display, camera, directions, search, and voice ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: CNET

Quotes

  1. "If I were as famous as some of those kids who are on the magazines right now at 21 years old, I'd be shooting crack under my eyeball," Clooney says in an interview in the latest issue of Entertainment Weekly magazine, on newsstands Monday...
    on Jun 7, 2007 By: George Clooney Source: Trend News Agency

  2. "This is a priority," GSA Administrator Lurita Doan told Congress in April. "You look at the list of who these businesses are, and you can eyeball them and say, 'Is that really a small business?' You have to do that. And if the heads of the...
    on Aug 2, 2007 By: Lurita Doan Source: Washington Post

  3. "Rejections in a news conference don't count," said Specter, R-Pa. "Rejections eyeball to eyeball count."
    on Mar 22, 2007 By: Arlen Specter Source: ABC News

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