eyes only


: to be read only by the person addressed

Examples of eyes only in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web In a further clarification, Azalea noted that she was told her statement would be for the judge’s eyes only. Gil Kaufman, Billboard, 8 Aug. 2023 On the other hand, present-day Tai has her eyes only on the prize. Nojan Aminosharei, Harper's BAZAAR, 23 Mar. 2023 The secret to Brighton’s success, though, is for his eyes only. Tariq Panja, New York Times, 14 Apr. 2023 Your wallet information is for your eyes only. Andres Zunino, Forbes, 10 Nov. 2022 Before the first game of Cleveland’s opening-round playoff series of 2015, Cavaliers players gathered to watch a video meant for the team’s eyes only. Andrew Greif, Los Angeles Times, 9 Apr. 2023 The church’s legal briefs detailed how Latter-day Saint officials moved the money in question through various accounts to keep it separate from actual tithing funds, with many of the documents heavily redacted to keep the financial information for the judge’s eyes only. The Salt Lake Tribune, 4 Feb. 2022 And that information is for their eyes only. Gordon Monson, The Salt Lake Tribune, 19 Aug. 2021 From The Tribune, Monday, March 7, 1988: For women’s eyes only Magazines take aim at new markets — after 14, after 40 By Jack Williams, Staff Writer ON ITS MAIDEN voyage into the restless teen-age psyche, Sassy magazine has charted a bold course. San Diego Union-Tribune, 7 Mar. 2023 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1968, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of eyes only was in 1968

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“Eyes only.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/eyes%20only. Accessed 1 Dec. 2023.

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