- having eyes in which there is an abnormal amount of the white showing, because of divergent strabismus.
- having large, staring eyes, as some fishes.
- marked by excited or agitated staring of the eyes, as in fear, rage, frenzy, or the like: He stood there in walleyed astonishment.
- having an eye or the eyes presenting little or no color, as the result of a light-colored or white iris or of white opacity of the cornea.
Origin of walleyed
Examples from the Web for walleyed
Youd think him and that walleyed, cross-grained son-of-a-gun had been kind and lovin mates these many years.Langford of the Three Bars
Word Origin and History for walleyed
c.1300, wawil-eghed, wolden-eiged, "having very light-colored eyes," also "having parti-colored eyes," from Old Norse vagl-eygr "having speckled eyes," from vagl "speck in the eye." Meaning "having one or both eyes turned out" (and thus showing much white) is first recorded 1580s.
- Having a walleye.
- Affected with walleye.
- Having large bulging or staring eyes.
- Having eyes with distended pupils.