painful or extremely unpleasanteye-watering electricity bills
Derived Formseye-wateringly, adverb
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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|DAILY BEAST
True, the eye-watering price does include a diamond ring from de Beers, but still.