practiced eye

Definition of practiced eye

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 :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

  2. : learned by practice

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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