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Definition of eyed

: having an eye or eyes especially of a specified kind or number often used in combination an almond-eyed girl

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Timmy is charming and wide-eyed and deeply emotional as expected, and the casting in general is good—especially Maika Monroe as his love interest (and the estranged sister of Timmy’s drug dealing mentor). Cady Drell, Marie Claire, "This Week in Timothée Chalamet, July 27 Edition," 27 July 2018 In the video, the blonde-and-blue-eyed South African singer does not disappoint, which should come as no surprise to his millions of fans and followers. Kate Branch, Vogue, "Troye Sivan's No Makeup-Makeup Routine is Totally Epic," 12 Oct. 2018 Owner Ted Leonsis shuffled around the ice, misty-eyed and snapping selfies to memorialize Washington’s first major pro sports title since 1992. Alex Prewitt, SI.com, "First Capitals Cup crystallizes end of D.C. drought," 8 June 2018 Randon Martin, a blue-eyed, dreadlocked young man who worked with Avendado, said. Thomas Fox Parry, The Atlantic, "The Death of a Gig Worker," 1 June 2018 Meanwhile the cop, played with blond, blue-eyed intensity by Christian Isely, looks at first like the villain of the play. Jack Helbig, Chicago Reader, "The Wolf at the End of the Block," 12 Apr. 2018 Eagles fans streaming out of the game at U.S. Bank Stadium were noticeably misty-eyed, with adult men hugging each other and sobbing with abandon. Tommy Rowan, Philly.com, "Eagles give guys everywhere permission to shed man tears," 5 Feb. 2018 With dozens of institutions of higher learning in the metro area, scores of really smart, somewhat overwhelmed-looking college kids and their misty-eyed parents were in town. Beth Dreher, Woman's Day, "Getting to Know (and Love) the 2018 Chevrolet Equinox," 22 Sep. 2017 During its four-season run, Felicity inspired an entire generation of wide-eyed coeds to pursue their own big-city ambitions, somehow making a part-time barista gig at Dean & DeLuca look desirable and even…glamorous? Mekita Rivas, Glamour, "20 Years Later, Felicity Is Still The Ultimate Fall Fashion Lookbook," 28 Sep. 2018

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First Known Use of eyed

14th century, in the meaning defined above

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English Language Learners Definition of eyed

: having an eye or eyes of a specified kind or number


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Medical Definition of eyed

: having an eye or eyes especially of a specified kind or number often used in combination a blue-eyed patient

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