- unusually sharp visual powers; keen ability to watch or observe.
- a person who has sharp vision or who maintains a keen watchfulness.
- alert watchfulness.
Origin of eagle eye
First recorded in 1595–1605
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Idioms and Phrases with eagle eye
Unusually keen sight; also, keen intellectual vision. For example, Antiques dealers have an eagle eye for valuable objects, or A good manager has an eagle eye for employee errors. [Late 1500s]
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