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eyeful

[ ahy-fool ]
/ ˈaɪ fʊl /
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noun, plural eye·fuls.
an amount of foreign matter thrown, blown, etc., into the eye: an eyeful of dust.
as much as one can or wants to see: The tourists got an eyeful of slum life.
Informal. a very attractive person, especially a beautiful woman.
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Origin of eyeful

First recorded in 1825–35; eye + -ful
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British Dictionary definitions for eyeful

eyeful
/ (ˈaɪfʊl) /

noun informal
a view, glance, or gazehe got an eyeful of the secret before they blindfolded him
a very beautiful or attractive sight, esp a woman
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