eagle eye


noun

unusually sharp visual powers; keen ability to watch or observe.
a person who has sharp vision or who maintains a keen watchfulness.
alert watchfulness.

Nearby words

  1. eagan,
  2. eager,
  3. eager beaver,
  4. eagerly,
  5. eagle,
  6. eagle owl,
  7. eagle pass,
  8. eagle ray,
  9. eagle scout,
  10. eagle-eyed

Origin of eagle eye

First recorded in 1595–1605

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eagle eye

Unusually keen sight; also, keen intellectual vision. For example, Antiques dealers have an eagle eye for valuable objects, or A good manager has an eagle eye for employee errors. [Late 1500s]

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