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  1. having very dark eyes; dark-eyed.
  2. having slanted eyes.
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Origin of sloe-eyed

First recorded in 1865–70
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Historical Examples of sloe-eyed

  • A slim, sloe-eyed, pantherish-moving Mexican came in to execute the order.

    The U.P. Trail

    Zane Grey

  • Polly asked Davidge to retrieve her husband from the sloe-eyed ambassadress who was hypnotizing him.

    The Cup of Fury

    Rupert Hughes

  • The sloe-eyed gipsy children swinging on his gates were whipped down.

    Red Cap Tales

    Samuel Rutherford Crockett

  • This swarthy woman and her sloe-eyed husband favorably impressed Carley.

  • It may be noted further that they are sloe-eyed, and their eyes are wide apart.

British Dictionary definitions for sloe-eyed


  1. having dark slanted or almond-shaped eyes
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