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[shahrp-ahyd] /ˈʃɑrpˈaɪd/
having keen sight or perception.
Origin of sharp-eyed
1660-70 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • My sharp-eyed companions pointed out barracuda and a nurse shark, lying quietly in the shallows.
  • sharp-eyed dinosaur fans will also see a familiar name during the episode's opening credits.
  • Museums will soon be armed with a new tool to detect your fake paintings: a sharp-eyed computer program.
  • sharp-eyed visitors have since spotted the shrivelled gift lying on the minister's otherwise tidy desk.
  • Only sharp-eyed spectators can tell which one is winning.
  • sharp-eyed readers may note that in places the seams in this patchwork quilt are a little clumsy.
  • Chameleons can crank up the camouflage to fool sharp-eyed stalkers.
  • Or for its sharp-eyed discernment of the various drives that coexist amid the welter of human behavior.
British Dictionary definitions for sharp-eyed


having very good eyesight
observant or alert
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