eyeful

[ahy-fool]
noun, plural eyefuls.
1.
an amount of foreign matter thrown, blown, etc., into the eye: an eyeful of dust.
2.
as much as one can or wants to see: The tourists got an eyeful of slum life.
3.
Informal. a very attractive person, especially a beautiful woman.

Origin:
1825–35; eye + -ful

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eyeful (ˈaɪfʊl)
 
n
1.  a view, glance, or gaze: he got an eyeful of the secret before they blindfolded him
2.  a very beautiful or attractive sight, esp a woman

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eyeful definition


  1. n.
    the sight of something that one was not meant to see. : I got an eyeful of that contract. Yikes! What a giveaway!
Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions by Richard A. Spears.Fourth Edition.
Copyright 2007. Published by McGraw-Hill Education.
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Let me tell you, that historical retrospective is an eyeful.
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