- 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
Historical Examples of 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
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.