Definition of stare (someone) in the eye(s)
- She stared me in the eye and told me to leave.
- They stared death in the eye and didn't flinch.
: to look fixedly often with wide-open eyes
: to show oneself conspicuously
: to stand on end : bristle
: the act or an instance of staring
: some person : somebody
: 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
: all the visible structures within and surrounding the orbit and including eyelids, eyelashes, and eyebrows
: the faculty of seeing with eyes
: to fix the eyes on : look at
: contemplate, consider
: to watch or study closely
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