to someone's practiced eye

idiom
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of to someone's practiced eye

: according to someone's extensive knowledge about and experience with the way something looks
  • To the doctor's practiced eye, the wound looked serious.

Word by Word Definitions

someone play
  1. : some person : somebody

practiced play
  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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