Dictionary.com

bigeye

[ big-ahy ]
/ ˈbɪgˌaɪ /
Save This Word!

noun, plural (especially collectively) big·eye, (especially referring to two or more kinds or species) big·eyes.
any of several silver and red fishes of the family Priacanthidae, found in the warm waters of the Pacific Ocean and in the West Indies, having a short, flattened body and large eyes.
QUIZ
WILL YOU SAIL OR STUMBLE ON THESE GRAMMAR QUESTIONS?
Smoothly step over to these common grammar mistakes that trip many people up. Good luck!
Question 1 of 7
Fill in the blank: I can’t figure out _____ gave me this gift.

Origin of bigeye

First recorded in 1885–90; big1 + eye
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2022

How to use bigeye in a sentence

British Dictionary definitions for bigeye

bigeye
/ (ˈbɪɡˌaɪ) /

noun plural -eye or -eyes
any tropical or subtropical red marine percoid fish of the family Priacanthidae, having very large eyes and rough scales
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
FEEDBACK