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.
Words nearby bull's-eye
Origin of bull's-eye
OTHER WORDS FROM bull's-eyebull's-eyed, adjective
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
British Dictionary definitions for bullseye
- a small thick plano-convex lens used as a condenser
- a lamp or lantern containing such a lens