noun, plural bull's-eyes.
- any statement or act that is precisely to the point or achieves a desired result directly.
- something that is decisive or crucial; crux.
- bull tongue,
- bull trout,
- bull wheel,
- bull's nose,
- bull's wool,
- bull's-eye mirror,
- bull's-eye rot,
- bull's-eye window,
- bull, ole bornemann,
Origin of bull's-eye
Examples from the Web for bullseye
This time a bullseye from a distance made clean, easy, and effective.America’s Troubled Drone Policy: Let the Debate Finally Begin|John Kael Weston|February 10, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The bullseye was the silhouette, life size, of a man lying prone and firing at me.At Plattsburg|Allen French
The lantern was a bullseye, and as soon as Ned turned the flashing glare on the surrounding darkness the mystery was solved.Canoe Boys and Campfires|William Murray Graydon
"Duty compels us to test the staple;" the Officer in command decreed; and many mouths gaped round the glow of his bullseye.Perlycross|R. D. Blackmore
- a small thick plano-convex lens used as a condenser
- a lamp or lantern containing such a lens