clap eyes on

idiom
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of clap eyes on

British
:to see or look at (someone or something)
  • I hope never to clap eyes on him again!

Word by Word Definitions

clap play
  1. : to strike (two things, such as two flat, hard surfaces) together so as to produce a sharp percussive noise

  2. : to strike (the hands) together repeatedly usually in applause

  3. : applaud

  1. : a device that makes a clapping noise

  2. : a sudden stroke of fortune and especially ill fortune

  3. : a loud percussive noise

  1. : gonorrhea

eye play eyes
  1. : a specialized light-sensitive sensory structure of animals that in nearly all vertebrates, most arthropods, and some mollusks is the image-forming organ of sight

  2. : all the visible structures within and surrounding the orbit and including eyelids, eyelashes, and eyebrows

  3. : the faculty of seeing with eyes

  1. : to fix the eyes on : look at

  2. : contemplate, consider

  3. : to watch or study closely


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