eyehole

[ahy-hohl]

noun

a hole to look through, as in a mask or a curtain.
a circular opening for the insertion of a pin, hook, rope, etc.; eye.

RELATED WORDS


Nearby words

  1. eyefold,
  2. eyeful,
  3. eyeglass,
  4. eyeglasses,
  5. eyeground,
  6. eyehook,
  7. eyelash,
  8. eyelash sign,
  9. eyeless,
  10. eyelet

Origin of eyehole

First recorded in 1630–40; eye + hole

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British Dictionary definitions for eyehole

eyehole

noun

a hole through which something, such as a rope, hook, or bar, is passed
the cavity that contains the eyeball; eye socket
another word for peephole
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