pop eye

noun
\ˈpäp-ˌī \

Definition of pop eye 

: an eye staring and bulging (as from excitement)

Other Words from pop eye

pop-eyed \ ˈpäp-​ˌīd \ 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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