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eyeful

[ahy-foo l] /ˈaɪ fʊl/
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
1825-1835
1825-35; eye + -ful
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British Dictionary definitions for eyeful

eyeful

/ˈaɪfʊl/
noun (informal)
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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Slang definitions & phrases for eyeful

eyeful

noun
  1. A good look; close scrutiny; gander: Get an eyeful of that place over there (1914+)
  2. A very good-looking woman; dish (1922+)

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