Examples from the Web for eidetic
We know that they have eidetic memories, and that they can reason on an extremely high level.Assassin|Jesse Franklin Bone
The Past Police were noted for their impersonations, and most of them had eidetic memories.A Knyght Ther Was|Robert F. Young
His eidetic memory went to work, conjuring an image of a large-scale map he had once studied.The Sensitive Man|Poul William Anderson
British Dictionary definitions for eidetic
Word Origin for eidetic
Word Origin and History for eidetic
"pertaining to the faculty of projecting images," 1924, from German eidetisch, coined by German psychologist Erich Jaensch (1883-1940), from Greek eidetikos "pertaining to images," also "pertaining to knowledge," from eidesis "knowledge," from eidos "form, shape" (see -oid).