almond-eyed

[ ah-muh nd-ahyd, am-uh nd-; spelling pronunciation al-muh nd-ahyd ]
/ ˈɑ məndˌaɪd, ˈæm ənd-; spelling pronunciation ˈæl məndˌaɪd /

adjective

having long or narrow, oval-shaped eyes.

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Origin of almond-eyed

First recorded in 1865–70
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British Dictionary definitions for almond-eyed

almond-eyed

adjective

having narrow oval eyes
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