eyes are locked on

idiom
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of eyes are locked on

used to say that someone is looking at someone or something and not looking at anything else
  • His eyes were locked on her as she walked across the room.

Word by Word Definitions

eye play eyes
  1. : a specialized light-sensitive sensory structure of animals that in nearly all vertebrates, most arthropods, and some mollusks is the image-forming organ of sight

  2. : all the visible structures within and surrounding the orbit and including eyelids, eyelashes, and eyebrows

  3. : the faculty of seeing with eyes

  1. : to fix the eyes on : look at

  2. : contemplate, consider

  3. : to watch or study closely

lock play locked
  1. : a tuft, tress, or ringlet of hair

  2. : the hair of the head

  3. : a cohering bunch (as of wool, cotton, or flax) : tuft

  1. : a fastening (as for a door) operated by a key or a combination

  2. : the mechanism for exploding the charge or cartridge of a firearm

  3. : an enclosure (as in a canal) with gates at each end used in raising or lowering boats as they pass from level to level

  1. : to fasten the lock of

  2. : to make fast with or as if with a lock

  3. : to fasten in or out or to make secure or inaccessible by or as if by means of locks


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