eyed

adjective
\ ˈīd How to pronounce eyed (audio) \

Definition of eyed

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

Examples of eyed in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Sometimes animatronic and growling, sometimes staring out dead-eyed, classic and static. Christopher Borrelli, Chicago Tribune, 15 June 2022 In places like Suva, where Pentecostal churches blare praise music over thunderstorms, Chinese Communism may always be eyed warily. New York Times, 31 May 2022 Illustrator Estrela Lourenco went for simple and funny in creating the googly-eyed, stick-legged, boot- and bow-wearing banana who spars, very expressively, with the book’s narrator. oregonlive, 21 May 2022 The one-eyed, multi-tentacled demon chasing Chavez in the MCU has met his match. Chris Smith, BGR, 9 May 2022 Developers have long eyed parcels of the campus, which includes significant tracts of undeveloped land and is located just off Interstate 695 in Catonsville. Alison Knezevich, Baltimore Sun, 9 May 2022 Still others are batty, squirrelly, bug-eyed, cockeyed cuckoos, who are mad as March hares, who are crazy as coots, loons, or bedbugs, who come at us like bats out of hell with their monkeyshines and drive us buggy with their horsing around. Richard Lederer, San Diego Union-Tribune, 30 Apr. 2022 The Hemingway series was solid — smart, clear-eyed in re-situating the out-of-vogue author in the context of his era and through modern eyes. Daniel Fienberg, The Hollywood Reporter, 1 Apr. 2022 While the world has labeled Miami the capital of Latin America, there’s a specific kind of Latinx that thrives in this region and a beauty standard that is upheld: white, light-eyed, and wealthy. Prisca Dorcas Mojica Rodríguez, refinery29.com, 31 Mar. 2022 See More

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First Known Use of eyed

14th century, in the meaning defined above

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19 Jun 2022

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“Eyed.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/eyed. Accessed 28 Jun. 2022.

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eyed

adjective
\ ˈīd How to pronounce eyed (audio) \

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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