eyed eyed  /ˈaɪd/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) having an eye or eyes or eyelike feature especially as specified; often used in combination

Usage(s):

  1. Three years ago, Clint Eastwoodan unshaven, slit-eyed refugee from television's Rawhidewas glad to get an invitation from Italian Director Sergio Leone to star in a hokey.
  2. Big-eyed, social and often on two legs, meerkats are perfect human surrogates.
  3. His wide-eyed, basset-unctuous, hand-kneading style on The David Frost Show reminded some viewers of Uriah Heep.

News

  1. David Clyde, franchise savior and cautionary tale

    HUMBLE, Texas (AP) — David Clyde vaguely remembers the hula girls and the giant papier-mache giraffe, but not the two lion cubs. The spectacle had all the makings of a flop, but 6-1, 190-pound, blue-eyed, curly-haired left-hander Clyde did not disappoint the first home sellout crowd in Rangers history. True, he thrilled everyone in his big league debut, especially cash-strapped Rangers owner Bob ...
    on June 30, 2013     Source: San Antonio Express-News

  2. Heights graduate's pro boxing career off to quick start

    A year ago, Ivan Najera was a little-known, wide-eyed amateur preparing for his pro debut at an out-of-the-way venue. Today he's an undefeated professional backed by a big-name promoter, getting ready to fight on national television. The 2011 Alamo Heights graduate has been doing exactly that during his brief pro career, fashioning a 6-0 record with five knockouts. Najera is scheduled to take on ...
    on June 30, 2013     Source: San Antonio Express-News

Quotes

  1. "Judge Mukasey is clear-eyed about the threat our nation faces," Bush said.
    on Sep 17, 2007 By: President Bush Source: Forbes

  2. Obama said the race discussion took a divisive turn when it was implied "my candidacy is somehow an exercise in affirmative action; that it's based solely on the desire of wide-eyed liberals to purchase racial reconciliation on the cheap."
    on Mar 17, 2008 By: Barack Obama Source: Reuters South Africa

  3. "We could have easily ended up in that zone with NBA-record losing streaks," Pierce said. "We definitely eyed this game. Milwaukee had a lot of pieces missing, so we wanted to take advantage of that."
    on Feb 14, 2007 By: Paul Pierce Source: USA Today

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cursory cursory
/ˈkɜr sə ri /