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lazy eye

noun, Informal.
1.
the deviating eye in strabismus.
2.
an amblyopic eye.
4.
Origin
1935-1940
1935-40
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  • They both had small holes in their teeth and amblyopia, or lazy eye, in one eye.
  • Not garden-variety ugly, but humpbacked-raptorial unibrow-lazy eye-tusk-bearing ugly.
  • Problems that can be detected and treated early with regular eye examinations include amblyopia or lazy eye.

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