[ kat-ahyd ]
/ ˈkætˌaɪd /


having eyes resembling those of a cat.
capable of seeing in dark places.

Nearby words

  1. cat's-tail,
  2. cat's-tail speedwell,
  3. cat-and-dog,
  4. cat-built,
  5. cat-cry syndrome,
  6. cat-foot,
  7. cat-harpin,
  8. cat-o'-mountain,
  9. cat-o'-nine-tails,
  10. cat-scratch disease

Origin of cat-eyed

First recorded in 1605–15 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for cat-eyed

  • He turned and strode away into the fog as easily and surely as if cat-eyed and cat-footed.

    The Pathless Trail|Arthur O. (Arthur Olney) Friel