eagle-eye

eagle eye

noun
1.
unusually sharp visual powers; keen ability to watch or observe.
2.
a person who has sharp vision or who maintains a keen watchfulness.
3.
alert watchfulness.

Origin:
1595–1605

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eagle-eye definition


  1. n.
    a busybody; a person who watches or monitors other people's actions: a floorwalker, a detective, a hall-monitor. : Some old eagle-eye across the street saw me standing in the cold and called my wife who came down and let me in.
  2. n.
    an eye or eyes with very keen vision. : Keep your eagle-eye trained on the entrance.
Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions by Richard A. Spears.Fourth Edition.
Copyright 2007. Published by McGraw-Hill Education.
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