the apple of someone's eye

Definition of the apple of someone's eye

  1. :  a person or thing that someone loves very much His daughter is the apple of his eye.

Word by Word Definitions

appleplay
  1. :  the fleshy, usually rounded red, yellow, or green edible pome fruit of a usually cultivated tree (genus Malus) of the rose family

    :  an apple tree — compare crab apple

    :  a fruit (such as a star apple) or other vegetative growth (such as an oak apple) suggestive of an apple

someoneplay
  1. :  some person :  somebody

  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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