eyes only

adjective

Definition of eyes only

: to be read only by the person addressed

Examples of eyes only in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Real estate companies geared up to appeal to upper-crust clients have created a category for your eyes only. oregonlive, "Selling a $3 million home gets special treatment: ‘There really isn’t a limit’," 2 Oct. 2020 Android and iOS come with their own fitness tracking apps, but the profiles associated with Google Fit and Apple Health aren’t made public—the stats there are for your eyes only. David Nield, Popular Science, "Your favorite apps might be sharing too much about you. Here’s how to make sure they don’t.," 24 June 2020 Human eyes only see the focal points of what’s in their vision at full detail; objects at the periphery or in motion aren’t as sharp. Brad Chacos, PCWorld, "DirectX 12 Ultimate unifies ray tracing, speed-boosting graphics tricks across PCs and Xbox," 20 Mar. 2020 When One Tree Hill began, poor, discarded Lucas Scott (Chad Michael Murray) had eyes only for the artistic, equally as broody Peyton Sawyer (Hilarie Burton). Emily Tannenbaum, Glamour, "9 Ways Riverdale Is Actually One Tree Hill," 14 May 2020 Those video insights lead to the creation of long public mini-movies, but also quick-hit videos aimed at recruits and 50 to 60 internal videos a year for team eyes only. Doug Lesmerises, cleveland, "How Ohio State football made a movie connecting us despite coronavirus," 4 May 2020 Human eyes only see the focal points of what’s in their vision at full detail; objects at the periphery or in motion aren’t as sharp. Brad Chacos, PCWorld, "DirectX 12 Ultimate unifies ray tracing, speed-boosting graphics tricks across PCs and Xbox," 20 Mar. 2020 Human eyes only see the focal points of what’s in their vision at full detail; objects at the periphery or in motion aren’t as sharp. Brad Chacos, PCWorld, "DirectX 12 Ultimate unifies ray tracing, speed-boosting graphics tricks across PCs and Xbox," 20 Mar. 2020 Human eyes only see the focal points of what’s in their vision at full detail; objects at the periphery or in motion aren’t as sharp. Brad Chacos, PCWorld, "DirectX 12 Ultimate unifies ray tracing, speed-boosting graphics tricks across PCs and Xbox," 20 Mar. 2020

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First Known Use of eyes only

1968, in the meaning defined above

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“Eyes only.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/eyes%20only. Accessed 22 Jan. 2021.

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