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[ee-guh l-ahyd] /ˈi gəlˌaɪd/
having keen vision.
Origin of eagle-eyed
First recorded in 1595-1605 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • Sherman, eagle-eyed and prompt to join issue, gains a brief repose before the gray of morning looses the fires of hell.

    The Little Lady of Lagunitas Richard Henry Savage
  • Every one is eagle-eyed to see another's faults and his deformity.

    Pearls of Thought Maturin M. Ballou
  • She is eagle-eyed, and soars into the bright empyrean--does not dive into quagmires and the slime of creation after truth.

    Life: Its True Genesis R. W. Wright
  • The pioneers or their escort were subjected to the most eagle-eyed vigilance.

    The Phantom of the River Edward S. Ellis
  • While not blind to faults, he must be prompt and eagle-eyed to spy out every indication of good.

    In the School-Room John S. Hart
  • Out of a pathetic blindness of attitude he must see, eagle-eyed.

    The Tyranny of Weakness Charles Neville Buck
  • Traces of the fierce, unsociable, eagle-eyed, hard-drinking hunter remained.

    History of the United States Charles A. Beard and Mary R. Beard
  • She chills under the surveillance and parsimony of an eagle-eyed, meddlesome husband.

    Think Col. Wm. C. Hunter
British Dictionary definitions for eagle-eyed


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



  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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