- any statement or act that is precisely to the point or achieves a desired result directly.
- something that is decisive or crucial; crux.
Origin of bull's-eye
OTHER WORDS FROM bull's-eyebull's-eyed, adjective
Words nearby bull's-eye
How to use bull's-eye in a sentence
“A guy drives up in a 2008 Mercedes, brand new,” Harry S. Connelly Jr. says in the video, according to the Times.
The numbers reinforce another article in the Post, in which cops confessed to “turning a blind eye” to minor crimes.
“Personal hotspots can get speeds of up to 60 Mb/s down, whereas hotel Wi-Fi can be as slow as 1.5 Mb/s,” Sesar said.How ‘Ethical’ Hotel Chain Marriott Gouges Guests in the Name of Wi-Fi Security|Kyle Chayka|December 31, 2014|DAILY BEAST
This attack, coming just days after the PlayStation DDoS, was certainly an eye-opener.
They eye the door anxiously, convinced that at any moment, a Pakistani or Iranian intelligence officer will come barging in.The Dangerous Drug-Funded Secret War Between Iran and Pakistan|Umar Farooq|December 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But Lucy had noted, out of the corner of her watchful eye, the arrival of Miss Grains, indignant and perspiring.The Pit Town Coronet, Volume I (of 3)|Charles James Wills
The well-known "cock and bull" stories of small children are inspired by this love of strong effect.Children's Ways|James Sully
As his eye became accustomed to the gloom, David Arden saw traces of gilding on the walls.Checkmate|Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu
As small letters weary the eye most, so also the smallest affairs disturb us most.Pearls of Thought|Maturin M. Ballou
Ripperda's eye fell upon the mantle,—it was discoloured a dark red in many places, he nodded his head, and the man withdrew.The Pastor's Fire-side Vol. 3 of 4|Jane Porter
British Dictionary definitions for bull's-eye
- a small thick plano-convex lens used as a condenser
- a lamp or lantern containing such a lens