beady eye

  1. informal keen watchfulness that may be somewhat hostile: he's got his beady eye on you

Derived forms of beady eye

  • beady-eyed, adjective

Words Nearby beady eye

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How to use beady eye in a sentence

  • The woman kept one hand free to admonish him—by his beady eye he required it—and to tend a simmering pot.

  • The spotter was lounging against the check desk, and his beady eye seemed focused on Croly Addicks.

  • Sorrow for his loss did not prevent Noborinosuké bringing a bright and beady eye on Aoyama Shūzen.

    Bakemono Yashiki (The Haunted House) | James S. De Benneville
  • The cabin, the sled, the scrub forest, all fell under the scrutiny of his beady eye.

    Riddle of the Storm | Roy J. Snell
  • Twenty can play as well as one, croaked the parrot, his beady eye pressed between the bars of his cage.