- an amount of foreign matter thrown, blown, etc., into the eye: an eyeful of dust.
- as much as one can or wants to see: The tourists got an eyeful of slum life.
- Informal. a very attractive person, especially a beautiful woman.
Origin of eyeful
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Examples from the Web for eyeful
Before the train left the cowboys figured they had given the "dudes" an eyeful.North Dakota
And meet Marie, and her mother too, and let them get an eyeful.Cabin Fever
B. M. Bower
Just then he lifted his head and seemed to take an eyeful of Young's blue shirt.Hunting with the Bow and Arrow
Crow took an eyeful of us as we stood there, evidently dying of curiosity to know what it all meant, and then retired.My Friend Smith
Talbot Baines Reed
She did get an eyeful of several anatomically correct drawings before taking off again.Makers
- a view, glance, or gazehe got an eyeful of the secret before they blindfolded him
- a very beautiful or attractive sight, esp a woman
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