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cross-eyed

[kraws-ahyd, kros-] /ˈkrɔsˌaɪd, ˈkrɒs-/
adjective
1.
having crossed eyes.
Origin
1785-1795
1785-95
Related forms
cross-eyedness, noun
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Examples from the web for cross-eyed
  • Continue to be prey to every half-pint dictator that looks at you cross-eyed.
  • The pair above is set up for cross-eyed viewing, but there are also parallel viewing options on his site.
  • He was describing the development of the visual system, highlighting experiments done on walleyed and cross-eyed kittens.
  • As seems to be usual for me, the images are too far apart for me to bring together cross-eyed.
  • Baseball logo jackets come in so many styles, weights and varieties that you'll go cross-eyed trying to comparison shop.
  • She was considered special needs because she's cross-eyed.
British Dictionary definitions for cross-eyed

cross-eyed

adjective
1.
having one or both eyes turning inwards towards the nose
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Slang definitions & phrases for cross-eyed

cross-eyed

Related Terms

look at someone cross-eyed


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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