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  1. lacking eyes: eyeless fish that evolved in dark caves.
  2. lacking sight; blind.
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Origin of eyeless

First recorded in 1560–70; eye + less
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Related Words

blind, sightless, unseeing, unsighted, visionless

Examples from the Web for eyeless

Historical Examples

  • In the river are eyeless fish, and fish with eyes, but sightless.

    The Wonder Island Boys: The Mysteries of the Caverns

    Roger Thompson Finlay

  • Almost she said, "I won't go," but she thought of the eyeless fish, and didn't say it.

    Nine Little Goslings

    Susan Coolidge

  • You remember the eyeless basilisk which we found near Imola?

    Romance of Roman Villas

    Elizabeth W. (Elizbeth Williams) Champney

  • I secured also an eyeless crawfish about three inches in length.

  • The cave was filled from wall to wall with pallid, eyeless animals.


    Harry Harrison