lazy eye

noun

Definition of lazy eye

: amblyopia also : an eye affected with amblyopia

Examples of lazy eye in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Amblyopia -- also known as lazy eye -- is a childhood disorder where nerve pathways between the brain and an eye aren't properly stimulated, so the brain favors one eye. Alaa Elassar, CNN, 8 Aug. 2021 Amblyopia -- also known as lazy eye -- is a childhood disorder where nerve pathways between the brain and an eye aren't properly stimulated, so the brain favors one eye. Alaa Elassar, CNN, 8 Aug. 2021 Amblyopia -- also known as lazy eye -- is a childhood disorder where nerve pathways between the brain and an eye aren't properly stimulated, so the brain favors one eye. Alaa Elassar, CNN, 8 Aug. 2021 Amblyopia -- also known as lazy eye -- is a childhood disorder where nerve pathways between the brain and an eye aren't properly stimulated, so the brain favors one eye. Alaa Elassar, CNN, 8 Aug. 2021 Amblyopia -- also known as lazy eye -- is a childhood disorder where nerve pathways between the brain and an eye aren't properly stimulated, so the brain favors one eye. Alaa Elassar, CNN, 8 Aug. 2021 Amblyopia -- also known as lazy eye -- is a childhood disorder where nerve pathways between the brain and an eye aren't properly stimulated, so the brain favors one eye. Alaa Elassar, CNN, 8 Aug. 2021 Amblyopia -- also known as lazy eye -- is a childhood disorder where nerve pathways between the brain and an eye aren't properly stimulated, so the brain favors one eye. Alaa Elassar, CNN, 17 July 2021 Their pediatrician, for example, suggested Quincy’s lazy eye or too little time spent lying on her stomach might explain her motor and sensory delays. Lydia Denworth, Science | AAAS, 14 Oct. 2020

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First Known Use of lazy eye

1939, in the meaning defined above

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13 Oct 2021

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“Lazy eye.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/lazy%20eye. Accessed 22 Oct. 2021.

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lazy eye

noun
la·​zy eye | \ ˈlā-zē- How to pronounce lazy eye (audio) \

Medical Definition of lazy eye

: amblyopia also : an eye affected with amblyopia

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