Definition of the evil eye
- He gave her the evil eye.
: morally reprehensible : sinful, wicked
: arising from actual or imputed bad character or conduct
: the fact of suffering, misfortune, and wrongdoing
: a cosmic evil force
: something that brings sorrow, distress, or calamity
: in an evil manner
: 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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