[ kat-ahyd ]

  1. having eyes resembling those of a cat.

  2. capable of seeing in dark places.

Origin of cat-eyed

First recorded in 1605–15

Words Nearby cat-eyed Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use cat-eyed in a sentence

  • 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
  • Instead, they stood at attention, their peavies poised, watching cat-eyed the symptoms of the break.

    The Riverman | Stewart Edward White