Hawk·​eye ˈhȯk-ˌī How to pronounce Hawkeye (audio)
: a native or resident of Iowa
used as a nickname

Examples of Hawkeye in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Among the guests were several of Evans’ Marvel co-stars, including Robert Downey Jr. (Iron Man), Chris Hemsworth (Thor), Jeremy Renner (Hawkeye) and Scarlett Johansson (Black Widow), Page Six reported. Christi Carras, Los Angeles Times, 11 Sep. 2023 Jolly Holiday Lights Iowa's Jolly Holiday Lights event, which takes place in Adventureland Park about 15 minutes from Des Moines, reigns supreme in the Hawkeye State. Travel + Leisure Editors, Travel + Leisure, 8 Sep. 2023 The project is from Legendary Television and is co-developed and executive produced by Chris Black (Severance) and Matt Fraction (Hawkeye). James Hibberd, The Hollywood Reporter, 8 Sep. 2023 According to Think Defence, this appears to be a Chess Dynamics Hawkeye surveillance system mounted on a Viper telescoping mast. Sébastien Roblin, Popular Mechanics, 3 Sep. 2023 The studio at 1510 Birchmount Road in Scarborough, with two giant 60 feet clear span stages and six in all, hosted shoots for Marvel’s Hawkeye and Paramount+’s Mayor of Kingstown. Etan Vlessing, The Hollywood Reporter, 29 Aug. 2023 The Hawkeye state is particularly appealing for its affordability and lower housing costs, as well as a community of fellow retirees since 20 percent of the state is at least 65 years old. Rachel Chang, Travel + Leisure, 15 Aug. 2023 Like Trump, Scott is touting his support for ethanol in the Hawkeye State due to the importance of farmers who will help determine early momentum for presidential candidates during next year's Iowa caucuses. Mabinty Quarshie, Washington Examiner, 14 Aug. 2023 Isabella Huffman, a visual affects coordinator at Marvel who counts Hawkeye as one of her credits, said in a statement that working conditions were harsh in that part of the industry. Carolyn Giardina, The Hollywood Reporter, 7 Aug. 2023 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1823, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Hawkeye was in 1823

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“Hawkeye.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Hawkeye. Accessed 28 Sep. 2023.

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