bull's-eye


bull's–eye

noun \ˈblz-ˌī also ˈbəlz-\

: the small circle at the center of a target toward which people throw darts or shoot arrows or bullets

: a shot that hits the center of a target

plural bull's–eyes

Full Definition of BULL'S-EYE

1
:  a very hard globular candy
2
:  a circular piece of glass especially with a lump in the middle
3
a :  the center of a target; also :  something central or crucial
b :  a shot that hits the bull's-eye; broadly :  something that precisely attains a desired end
4
:  a simple lens of short focal distance; also :  a lantern with such a lens

First Known Use of BULL'S-EYE

1825

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