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[ah-muh nd-ahyd, am-uh nd-; spelling pronunciation al-muh nd-ahyd] /ˈɑ məndˌaɪd, ˈæm ənd-; spelling pronunciation ˈæl məndˌaɪd/
having long or narrow, oval-shaped eyes.
Origin of almond-eyed
First recorded in 1865-70 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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Historical Examples
  • Bare-legged, almond-eyed fishermen sat before them, mending their nets.

    Walking Shadows Alfred Noyes
  • A few squares of straw matting make a bath-house, and a big stone jar is the tub of comfort for the almond-eyed campaigner.

    The North Pacific Willis Boyd Allen
  • This energetic wooer, lemon-faced and almond-eyed, imparts to the music a spicy flavor, grotesque and Japanese.

    Stars of the Opera Mabel Wagnalls
  • Down there, where daylight never came, a group of yellow, almond-eyed men were bending over a table playing fan-tan.

  • Already we have nearly a hundred thousand of these almond-eyed strangers on the Pacific Coast, and the number swells monthly.

    Across America James F. Rusling
  • There were seven in the party, including a heathen from the flowery kingdom, almond-eyed—Ah Yang.

    Fishing With The Fly Charles F. Orvis and Others
  • Then, without warning, an almond-eyed, pigtailed head appeared on the stairs and looked upwards.

    A Bid for Fortune Guy Boothby
  • That almond-eyed soldier swept like a grain of chaff before the winnowing-fan of war?

    Sylvia & Michael Compton Mackenzie
British Dictionary definitions for almond-eyed


having narrow oval eyes
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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