offend the eye

idiom
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of offend the eye

:to be unattractive
  • The billboard offends the eye.

Word by Word Definitions

offend play
  1. : to transgress (see transgress transitive 1) the moral or divine law : sin

  2. : to violate a law or rule : do wrong

  3. : to cause difficulty, discomfort, or injury

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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