bosseyed

[ baws-ahyd, bos- ]

adjectiveBritish Informal.

Origin of bosseyed

1
1855–60; perhaps boss2 + eyed

Words Nearby bosseyed

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British Dictionary definitions for boss-eyed

boss-eyed

adjective
  1. informal having a squint

Origin of boss-eyed

1
C19: from boss to miss or bungle a shot at a target (dialect)

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