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eyeful

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noun eye·ful \ˈī-ˌfu̇l\

Simple Definition of eyeful

  • : something that is very surprising, attractive, etc., to look at

  • : an attractive person : a beautiful woman

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of eyeful

  1. 1 :  a full or completely satisfying view

  2. 2 :  one that is visually attractive; especially :  a strikingly beautiful woman

Examples of eyeful in a sentence

  1. The view of the mountains is an eyeful.

  2. <they watched their teenage daughter, once something of an ugly duckling, blossom into quite an eyeful>



Circa 1864

First Known Use of eyeful

circa 1864




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