Children's, Intermediate and Advanced Online English Dictionary & Thesaurus

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apple of one's eye a person or thing that one holds dear or cherishes.
bird's-eye as seen from high above; covering a wide span but not detailed or thorough. [4 definitions]
black eye darkening and discoloration of the flesh around the eye, as from a bruise or blow. [2 definitions]
bull's-eye the center of a target, usu. marked with a circle. [3 definitions]
cat's-eye any of various gemstones or pieces of glass that reflect light so as to suggest a cat's eye.
catch someone's eye to get the attention of someone.
compound eye an eye made up of several simple eyes, as is found in most insects.
cross-eye a condition in which one or both eyes turn toward each other. (See strabismus.)
electric eye see photoelectric cell.
evil eye a look or gaze supposedly able to harm the one at whom it is cast. [2 definitions]
eye contact the act of two people looking at each other's eyes.
eye exam an examination and testing of the eyes' health and vision by an eye doctor or an optometrist, esp. one determining the type and strength of corrective lenses that are needed.
eye shadow colored or tinted makeup applied to the upper eyelids.
eye-catcher something esp. noticeable because of its appearance.
eye-opener a piece of news or an experience that startles or enlightens. [2 definitions]
hook and eye a clothes-fastening device having a small metal hook, on one side of the opening, that attaches to a loop or small bar on the other side.
keep an eye on to watch or tend with care.
keep an eye out to be watchful or closely attentive.
mind's eye the imagination or memory.
more than meets the eye an unexpected depth, complexity, or other such quality.