pop eye

noun
\ ˈpäp-ˌī How to pronounce pop eye (audio) \

Definition of pop eye

: an eye staring and bulging (as from excitement)

Other Words from pop eye

pop-eyed \ ˈpäp-​ˌīd How to pronounce pop-eyed (audio) \ adjective

First Known Use of pop eye

1828, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for pop eye

back-formation from pop-eyed

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