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eagle-eyed

[ee-guh l-ahyd] /ˈi gəlˌaɪd/
adjective
1.
having keen vision.
Origin of eagle-eyed
1595-1605
First recorded in 1595-1605
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  • Every one is eagle-eyed to see another's faults and his deformity.

    Pearls of Thought Maturin M. Ballou
  • The pioneers or their escort were subjected to the most eagle-eyed vigilance.

    The Phantom of the River Edward S. Ellis
  • Out of a pathetic blindness of attitude he must see, eagle-eyed.

    The Tyranny of Weakness Charles Neville Buck
  • No lounging now; the young man sat arrow-straight and eagle-eyed.

    The Open Question Elizabeth Robins
  • It's next to impossible to take you in, you eagle-eyed Indian!

  • The old Indian fighter had that strange sense of proportion, that eagle-eyed view of life that the desert sometimes breeds.

    Still Jim Honor Willsie Morrow
  • He was a magnificent man, of middle age, with the noblest type of the eagle-eyed, aquiline desert beauty.

    Under Two Flags Ouida [Louise de la Ramee]
  • An eagle-eyed child at the steering wheel gazed pityingly at his agonized elders.

    It Happened in Egypt C. N. Williamson
British Dictionary definitions for eagle-eyed

eagle-eyed

adjective
1.
having keen or piercing eyesight
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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Slang definitions & phrases for eagle-eyed

eagle-eyed

adjective

  1. Having very keen vision
  2. Keeping a close watch (1601+)
The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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