cross-eye

noun
\ ˈkrȯs-ˌī How to pronounce cross-eye (audio) \

Definition of cross-eye

1 : strabismus in which the eye turns inward toward the nose
2 cross-eyes plural : eyes affected with cross-eye

Other Words from cross-eye

cross-eyed \ ˈkrȯs-​ˌīd How to pronounce cross-eye (audio) \ adjective

First Known Use of cross-eye

1826, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Cross-eye.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cross-eye. Accessed 2 Mar. 2021.

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cross-eye

noun
\ ˈkrȯ-ˌsī How to pronounce cross-eye (audio) \

Medical Definition of cross-eye

1 : strabismus in which the eye turns inward toward the nose

called also esotropia

— compare walleye sense 2a
2 cross-eyes\ -​ˈsīz How to pronounce cross-eye (audio) \ plural : eyes affected with cross-eye the treatment of cross-eyes

Other Words from cross-eye

cross-eyed \ -​ˈsīd How to pronounce cross-eye (audio) \ adjective

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