verb (used with object), es·pied, es·py·ing.
Words nearby espy
Origin of espy
OTHER WORDS FROM espyun·es·pied, adjective
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But in 2003, Foxx hilariously sang a tribute to Serena Williams at the ESPY Awards.
Her blindness is the merest fable; she can espy her favourites long before they are born.The Way of All Flesh|Samuel Butler
They rode on rapidly, intending to go to the house and inquire for Espy.Stuyvesant|Jacob Abbott
I do think I espy about twenty yards ahead the fly agaric (Amanita muscaria).Country Walks of a Naturalist with His Children|W. Houghton
She had heard of Espy, knew something of what had been the state of affairs between the lovers.Signing the Contract and What it Cost|Martha Finley
With my glass I could espy our forces at the top of the hill, pleased no doubt to see us coming to their support.The Expedition to Borneo of H.M.S. Dido|Henry Keppel