[ahr-guh s-ahyd]


having keen eyes; vigilant; watchful. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for argus-eyed

Historical Examples of argus-eyed

  • And that was the question that stared, Argus-eyed, at Jane Blair.

    The Innocent Adventuress

    Mary Hastings Bradley

  • Italian brothers are very watchful and Argus-eyed about their sisters.

    To Leeward

    F. Marion Crawford

  • Her old nurse was Argus-eyed; and our meetings were such as only lovers can effect.

    Carmen Ariza

    Charles Francis Stocking

  • Hence 'argus-eyed', applied to one who is exceedingly watchful.

  • It was the on-coming of a grisly, striped, argus-eyed multiped, with fifty heads.

    The Red Debt

    Everett MacDonald

British Dictionary definitions for argus-eyed



keen-sighted; observant; vigilant
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