hawk·​eyed | \ ˈhȯk-ˌīd How to pronounce hawkeyed (audio) \

Definition of hawkeyed

: having keen sight

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Examples of hawkeyed in a Sentence

the hawkeyed driver spotted the state trooper lying in wait for unwary speeders
Recent Examples on the Web Young staffers on liberal political campaigns often display the slightly censorious cheerfulness of a resident-hall adviser, but the Warren organizers possessed a hawkeyed attention to detail and the essential American energy of malaria eradicators. Benjamin Wallace-wells, The New Yorker, "What Happened to Elizabeth Warren?," 14 Feb. 2020

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First Known Use of hawkeyed

1795, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of hawkeyed was in 1795

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“Hawkeyed.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hawkeyed. Accessed 3 Mar. 2021.

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