practiced eye

Definition of practiced eye

  1. 1 :  a lot of knowledge about and experience with the way something looks His practiced eye told him one of the diamonds was a fake.

  2. 2 :  someone who has a lot of knowledge about and experience with the way something looks The diamonds may look identical to you and me, but to a practiced eye, one is obviously a fake.

Word by Word Definitions

practiced
  1. :  experienced, skilled

    :  learned by practice

  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

    :  the nearly spherical usually paired hollow organ of sight in vertebrates that is filled with a jellylike material, is lined with a photosensitive retina, and is lodged in a bony orbit in the skull

    :  all the visible structures within and surrounding the orbit and including eyelids, eyelashes, and eyebrows

  1. :  to fix the eyes on :  look at

    :  contemplate, consider

    :  to watch or study closely


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