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eyeful

eye·ful

eyeful

 
pronunciation:
aI fl
features:
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part of speech: noun
inflections: eyefuls
definition 1: foreign matter in the eye that obscures vision.
an eyeful of soapsuds
definition 2: as much as one can or desires to see.
We got an eyeful of exotic birds in the jungle.
definition 3: (informal) a good-looking person, usu. a woman.
similar words:
beauty, dish
Word Parts
The word eyeful contains the following part:
-ful2 Old English noun-forming suffix that means an amount that fills
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The suffix -ful2 attaches to native English nouns denoting containers to form amount nouns.