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 Endless, obsessive variations over nearly 40 years on a scowling, wide-eyed little girl adrift in fields of empty space are featured in nearly five dozen canvases, some 700 repetitive drawings and a few sculptures. Los Angeles Times, "Review: LACMA reopens with six shows that hint to what the future museum will be like," 1 Apr. 2021 Al's wide-eyed vision of America is expressed through a relentlessly upbeat demeanor, one that frequently references cultural differences with his homeland. Brian Lowry, CNN, "'United States of Al' has good intentions, but not many laughs," 1 Apr. 2021 This was opening day, with red, white and blue bunting hanging from the railings of the Western Metal Supply Co. building, adults handing foul balls to wide-eyed kids and boos cascading down on former Giants pitching thorn Madison Bumgarner. Bryce Miller Columnist, San Diego Union-Tribune, "Column: Hearing cheers pumps up Padres in comeback win over D-backs," 1 Apr. 2021 At the very first Old-Timers’ Day at Yankee Stadium, on the final day of the 1947 season, 22-year-old rookie Bobby Brown watched wide-eyed from the dugout. Ben Walker, ajc, "Bobby Brown, 96, a life of Yankees, military, medicine, dies," 25 Mar. 2021 At the very first Old-Timers' Day at Yankee Stadium, on the final day of the 1947 season, 22-year-old rookie Bobby Brown watched wide-eyed from the dugout. Ben Walker, Star Tribune, "Bobby Brown, 96, a life of Yankees, military, medicine, dies," 25 Mar. 2021 Fans have spent more than $32 million collecting, trading and breeding these images of wide-eyed one-of-a-kind cartoon cats. Andrew R. Chow, Time, "NFTs Are Shaking Up the Art World—But They Could Change So Much More," 22 Mar. 2021 Behind the wide-eyed, high-decibel comedy of Jason Mantzoukas, there is a consummate, almost archetypal music geek. New York Times, "5 Notes From a Quiet Year: How Music Survived the Pandemic," 11 Mar. 2021 He was enchanted by the tech world’s wide-eyed idealism and its central belief that a product, if scaled and optimized, could transform the lives of billions. Yi-ling Liu, Wired, "Sci-Fi Writer or Prophet? The Hyperreal Life of Chen Qiufan," 9 Mar. 2021

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First Known Use of eyed

14th century, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of eyed was in the 14th century

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8 Apr 2021

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“Eyed.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/eyed. Accessed 18 Apr. 2021.

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eyed

adjective

English Language Learners Definition of eyed

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

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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