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eagle eye

noun

Simple Definition of eagle eye

  • eagle eyes : eyes that watch or look carefully and see or notice many things

  • : an unusually good ability to see or notice things

  • : close watch

Full Definition of eagle eye

  1. 1 :  the ability to see or observe keenly

  2. 2 :  one that sees or observes keenly

  3. 3 :  close watch <keeping an eagle eye on the prisoner>

eagle–eyed play \ˈē-gəl-ˌīd\ adjective

Examples of eagle eye

  1. students working under the eagle eyes of the teacher

  2. an editor with an eagle eye

  3. an editor with eagle eyes



1598

First Known Use of eagle eye

1598


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