painful or extremely unpleasant: eye-watering electricity bills
- eye-wateringly, adverb
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How to use eye-watering in a sentence
But moving up the hill I was still caught by some smoke, causing profuse coughing, eye watering, and a runny nose.After Victory, Palestinian Village Runs Into A Wall | Ali Gharib | April 2, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
Along with descriptions of mouth-watering meals are eye-watering depictions of violence.The Foodie Detective: The Pepe Carvalho Novels by Manuel Vázquez Montalbán | Malcolm Forbes | October 3, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
True, the eye-watering price does include a diamond ring from de Beers, but still.