eagle eye

noun
Updated on: 16 Nov 2017

Definition of eagle eye

1 : the ability to see or observe keenly
2 : one that sees or observes keenly
3 : close watch
  • keeping an eagle eye on the prisoner

eagle-eyed

play \ˈē-gəl-ˌīd\ adjective

Examples of eagle eye in a Sentence

  1. students working under the eagle eyes of the teacher

  2. an editor with an eagle eye

  3. an editor with eagle eyes

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First Known Use of eagle eye

1598



EAGLE EYE Defined for English Language Learners

eagle eye

noun

Definition of eagle eye for English Language Learners

  • 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


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