gimlet eye

Origin of gimlet eye

First recorded in 1815–25
Related formsgim·let-eyed, adjective Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

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Historical Examples of gimlet eye

  • He had a gimlet-eye and a hawklike face, and was professionally brusk and brutally frank.

    Motor Matt's Race

    Stanley R. Matthews