\ 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

The day after the story came out, though, an eagle-eyed sleuth on Twitter pointed us to something better: Video footage of Balwani talking up Theranos in front of an Arizona legislative committee in March 2014. Rebecca Robbins, STAT, "Theranos’s mystery man revealed: Rare footage of Sunny Bawlani was hiding in plain sight," 20 Mar. 2018 The duo appeared to have come to by the time Stewart showed up to take them to their new home — photos show the animals looking bright-eyed and bushy-tailed as they were shepherded into his truck. Fox News, "Jon Stewart rescues runaway goats found on NYC subway tracks," 21 Aug. 2018 Apparently, though, an eagle-eyed fan spotted Strandburg on Godwin's Instagram in April 2018. Katherine J. Igoe, Marie Claire, "Hannah Godwin From 'The Bachelor' Has a History With This 'Bachelorette' Alum," 8 Feb. 2019 This morning, many Americans woke up to their local news channel running B-roll of wild-eyed customers stampeding into a Dick’s Sporting Goods or Best Buy or Macy’s. Aditi Shrikant, Vox, "Why some brands aren’t offering Black Friday deals," 23 Nov. 2018 An eagle-eyed beauty shopper who goes by @whitepolkydots shared a photo of three mystery kits as found in a Sephora location in Germany. Leah Prinzivalli, Allure, "Sephora Is Offering Mystery Makeup Kits Full of Beauty Surprises," 26 Sep. 2018 The sharp-eyed reader will have guessed the identity of one of his acolytes: Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (pictured left). The Economist, "When Arthur Conan Doyle cried “J’Accuse…!”," 7 July 2018 An eagle-eyed fan caught the pair seemingly having lunch together in the city. Christopher Rosa, Glamour, "A Full Breakdown of Bella Hadid and The Weeknd's Maybe-Probably-Who-Knows Reconciliation," 5 June 2018 An eagle-eyed nurse was watching reruns of Flip or Flop when something caught her eye: a concerning lump on Tarek's neck, which turned out to be cancerous. Eileen Reslen, Country Living, "A Doctor Saved a Woman’s Life After Noticing a Lump on Her Neck While Watching Her on HGTV," 5 June 2018

These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'eyed.' Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.

See More

First Known Use of eyed

14th century, in the meaning defined above

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about eyed

Statistics for eyed

Last Updated

22 Apr 2019

Look-up Popularity

Time Traveler for eyed

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

See more words from the same century

Keep scrolling for more

More Definitions for eyed



English Language Learners Definition of eyed

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


\ 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

Keep scrolling for more

More from Merriam-Webster on eyed

Rhyming Dictionary: Words that rhyme with eyed

Spanish Central: Translation of eyed

Nglish: Translation of eyed for Spanish Speakers

Britannica English: Translation of eyed for Arabic Speakers

Comments on eyed

What made you want to look up eyed? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).


having no equal

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Words from Greek and Latin Quiz

  • roman forum
  • Which of the following months comes from a Latin word for “ten”?
True or False

Test your knowledge - and maybe learn something along the way.

Word Winder's CrossWinder

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!