squeeze one's eyes shut

Definition of squeeze one's eyes shut

:to close one's eyes very tightly

Word by Word Definitions

squeeze play
  1. : to exert pressure especially on opposite sides of : compress

  2. : to extract or emit under pressure

  3. : to force or thrust by compression

  1. : an act or instance of squeezing : compression

  2. : handclasp

  3. : a quantity squeezed out from something

eye play eyes
  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

shut play
  1. : to move into position to close an opening

  2. : to prevent entrance to or passage to or from

  3. : to confine by or as if by enclosure

  1. : closed, fastened, or folded together

  2. : rid, clear, free

  1. : the act of shutting


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