keen/sharp eye

Definition of keen/sharp eye

:a special ability to notice or recognize a particular thing or quality
  • He has a keen/sharp eye for detail.

Word by Word Definitions

keen play
  1. : intellectually alert : having or characteristic of a quick penetrating mind

  2. : extremely sensitive in perception

  3. : sharply contested

  1. : to make a loud and long cry of sorrow : to lament with a keen

  2. : to make a sound suggestive of a loud cry of sorrow

  3. : to lament, mourn, or complain loudly

  1. : a lamentation for the dead uttered in a loud wailing voice or sometimes in a wordless cry

sharp play
  1. : adapted to cutting or piercing: such as

  2. : having a thin keen edge or fine point

  3. : briskly or bitingly cold : nipping

  1. : in a sharp manner

  2. : exactly

  1. : one that is sharp: such as

  2. : a sharp edge or point

  3. : a musical note or tone one half step higher than a note or tone named

  1. : to raise (a musical tone) in pitch

  2. : to sing or play above the proper pitch

eye play
  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


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