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eye [ ai] n.眼睛;眼力;鉴赏力

catch sb.'s eye 引起(某人)注目

clap eyes on 看见;注视

keep an eye on 照看;留意

keep one's eyes open 留心看着;保持警惕

run one's eyes over 扫视,浏览

see eye to eye 看法完全一致

fix one's eyes on 注意,注视

keep one's eyes open 留心看着;保持警惕

see eye to eye 完全同意

turn a blind eye to 对…装作不见

keep an eye on 注意,监视

catch one's eye 引人注目

keep an eye on 留意,照看

catch one's eye

keep an eye on

eye [ai] n. 眼睛

大开眼界 open one's eyes; broaden one's horizon; be an eye-opener

以眼还眼,以牙还牙 an eye for an eye and a tooth for a tooth

欲穷千里目,更上一层楼 "to ascend another storey to see a thousand miles further; Ascend further, were you to look farther; Would eye embrace a thousand miles? Go up, one flight."

珍爱之人或物 apple of one's eyes

Eye Cosmetics 眼部化妆品

Eye Mask 眼罩

leave someone alone ! 不干涉; 听其自然
A: Isn't it about time Jane visited her hairdresser? Her bangs are hanging all over her face now.
A: Jane 该去见她的美发师了吧! 她的浏海都(长到)垂到脸上了。
B: Leave her alone. Maybe she likes to have her eyes covered so she doesn't have to see your face.
B: 妳管她! 也许她希望(头发长到)把眼睛盖住, 好看不见妳的脸啊!
- "leave me alone"有要求别人「不要管」的意思。"hairdresser" 是花时间整理你头发的「美发师」; "barber" 则是收费低廉, 5分钟就把你的头发剪好送出门的「理发师」。

eye-account n.目击记;记者见闻

all my eye 岂有此理;胡说八道

blood in one's eye 极度愤怒

caste eyes at 注视;打主意

give one the eye 眉目传情

give sb a black eye 打某人一顿

glad eye 抛媚眼

see eye to eye 我们意见相同.

the devil in her eye 她眼神具有魅力

turn a blind eye 故意视而不见

watch with hard eye 用注视的目光看人

Love enters a man through his eyes; a woman through her ears.

When a female has tears in her eyes the one who cannot see is the male

open one's eyes;
broaden one's horizon;
be an eye-opener

"to ascend another storey to see a thousand miles further; Ascend further, were you to look farther; Would eye embrace a thousand miles? Go up, one flight."

We cannot emphasize the importance of protecting our eyes too much.

photoptic curve of human eye

eye point (E point0

projected eye point

The ear tends to be lazy, craves the familiar and is shocked by the unexpected; the eye, on the other hand, tends to be impatient, craves the novel and is bored by repetition.

My eye glasses need adjusting.

You ought to have your eyes seen to by a doctor.

My eyes haven't adjusted to the dark in the room yet.

All the people fixed their eyes on me, which made me feel very embarrassed.

The disease infected her eyes, and she became blind.

Tears blurred my eyes.

His eyes filled with tears as he looked with love at her.

He looked at me without speaking, and for the first time I could see that his eyes were filled with pride.

She looks on everything with a critical eye.

Her eyes are dim with tears.

He rubbed his eyes.

He looked her in the eye but said nothing.

He developed a nervous twitch and began to open and shut his eyes continuously.

He developed a nervous twitch and began to open and shut his eyes continuously.

In the eyes of the critical professionals, he can do no wrong.

The expert is always right in the eyes of everybody.

Tears came to her eyes when she accepted the certificate granted by the president.
她接过校长授予她的证书, 泪水涌上了眼眶。

I wouldn’t recommend reading in this light; it may affect your eyes.

We see the progressive development of the city with our own eyes.

The student avoided his teacher’s eyes.

Surgeons were hopeful of saving the sight in Sarah’s left eye.

His eyes were fastened on me all the time I was speaking.

Her eyes were moist with tears.

He bought the cottage with an eye to retiring there.

Her eyes are her best feature.

Jean is a blue-eyed girl. 珍是个蓝眼睛的女孩。

I saw it with my own eyes. 我亲眼所见。

Yet across the gulf of space, minds that are to our minds as ours are to those of the beasts that perish, intellects vast and cool and unsympathetic, regarded this earth with envious eyes, and slowly and surely drew their plans against us.

Although we apparently have a need for REM sleep, judging from the fact that our bodies automatically compensate for a loss of it, what REM sleep actually does for us is not clear.
从我们的身体能够自动地对损失作出补偿这个事来看,尽管我们明显地需要REM Crapid eye movement睡眠,但REM睡眠对我们的身体有什么作用还不清楚。

If FIFA, football’s international ruling body, wants to improve the standard of refereeing at the next World Cup, it should encourage referees to keep their eyes on the action from a distance, rather than rushing to keep up with the ball, the researcher argues.

Both his eyes are hurt.

She cast her eyes down to avoid direct eye contact.

If you close your eyes, you can't see anything.

He cocked his eye at me.

Her children have blue eyes.

She looked at him with hate in her eyes.

Eyes left!

He shut his eyes to her faults.

She stared at him with wide eyes.

My eyes are tired.

It was love at first sight. *at first sight“第一眼”、“见到的第一面”。
I fell in love with you the first time I saw you.
I loved you the first time I laid eyes on you.

You have beautiful eyes.
Your eyes are beautiful.

I don't see eye to eye with my wife. *see eye to eye with...“和……意见一致”。
How's married life? (婚后生活怎么样?)
I don't see eye to eye with my wife. (我和妻子没什么共同语言。)

I'm a good judge of character. *judge“能辨别好坏的人”、“鉴定者”。
I have a good eye for character.
I'm a poor judge of character. (我不会看人。)

It's written all over your face.
Did you pass the exam? (考试都通过了?)
How did you know? (你怎么知道的?)
It's written all over your face. (你脸上都写着呢呀!)
It's obvious. (明显地能看出来。) *obvious “一眼就能看出来的,明显的”。
I can see it in your eyes. *你的眼睛告诉了我。

Watch out for him!
Watch out for him! (要提防着点儿他!)
Why? (为什么?)
Be careful of him.
Keep your eye on him.

Don't flirt with girls/boys! *flirt with “对异性半开玩笑的引诱”、“男女之间的调情”。
Don't flirt with girls! (别挑逗女孩!)
I was just being friendly. (我只是表示友好。)
Don't make eyes at her/him! (别跟她/他眉来眼去的。) *make eyes at... “向……送秋波”。

I only have eyes for you .

Keep an eye on him.
= Watch him.

LIng Ling is the apple of her grandpa‘s eye.

杰克体形匀称,个头儿适中,一双大眼睛炯炯有神 ,成了许多女孩子追求的目标。
Jack, with a body well-proportioned, about the middling, a pair of intense big eyes, has become the traget of many pretty girls.

Be green-eyed (be jealousy) 嫉妒的“红眼病”
When I got the well-paid job in a foreign company , my friends were somewhat green with envy .

The heart's letter is read in the eyes.

A good surgeon must have an eagle's eye, a lion's heart, and a lady's hand.

Among the blind the one-eyed man is king.

Avarice blinds our eyes.

Beauty is in the eye of the gazer.

Beauty lies in lover's eyes.

Better eye sore than all blind.

Better one-eyed than stone-blind.

Bring up a raven and he'll pick out your eyes.

Choose a wife rather by your ear than your eye.

Crows do not pick crow's eyes.

Cry with one eye and laugh with the other.

Eye for eye and tooth for tooth.

Far from eye, far from heart.

Four eyes see more than two.

Hawks will not pick hawks' eyes out.

Hedges have eyes, and walls have ears.

If the eye do no admire, the heart will not desire.

In the kingdom of blind men the one-eyed man is king.

Keep your eyes wide open before marriage, and half shut afterwards.

Keep your mouth shut and your eyes open.

Music is the eye of the ear.

Nature has given us two ears, two eyes, and but one tongue, to the end that we should hear and see more than we speak.

The cat shut its eyes while it steals cream.

The day has eyes, the night has ears.

The eye is blind if the mind is absent.

The eye that sees all things else sees not itself.

To travel through the world it is necessary to have the mouth of hog, the legs of a stag, the eyes of a falcon, the ears of an ass, shoulders of a camel, and the face of an ape, and overplus, a satchel full of money and patience.

What the eye does not see, the heart does not grieve over.

What the eye sees not, the heart craves not.

When you go to buy, use your eyes not your ears.

You may force a man to shut his eyes, but you cannot make him sleep.

Can you keep an eye on my bag?

A The Olympics will be on television everywhere.
A 世界各地都将通过电视转播奥运会比赛盛况。
B There’ll be millions and millions watching it on TV.
B 将有数百万人通过电视观看比赛。
A I know. The whole world will be watching. It’s a real global event.
A 我知道。整个世界都将观看比赛。它是全球的盛事。
B It’s good for Beijing, and for China.
B 这对北京和中国都有好处。
A I know. The eyes of the world will be on Beijing.
A 我知道。整个世界都将注视北京。
B For a few fantastic weeks, Beijing will be the centre of attention.
B 在几个激动人心的星期里,北京都将是世人瞩目的中心。

A I made an appointment for my daughter at the hairdresser’s.
A 我替我的女儿在美发厅定了一个约会。
B Does she look like you?
B 她长得像你吗?
A No, my daughter has got red hair.
A 不,我女儿的头发是红色的。
B That's a surprise!
B 让人吃惊!
A And she's got brown eyes. ?Like her father.
A 她的眼睛是褐色的。像她的父亲。
B Have you got a photo of her? I’d like to see what she looks like.
B 你有她的照片吗?我想看看她长什么样子。

A The Olympics will be on television all round the world.
A 世界各地都将通过电视观看奥运比赛。
B There’ll be millions watching it on TV.
B 将有数以百万计的人将通过电视观看比赛。
A The whole world will be watching. It’s a real global event.
A 整个世界都将观看比赛,那将是全球的大事。
B It’s good for Beijing, and for China. The eyes of the world will be on Beijing.
B 这对北京以及中国都有好处。北京将成为世人关注的焦点。
A Yes, for a few fantastic weeks, Beijing will be the centre of attention.
B 是的,在几个激动人心的星期里,北京都将成为人们关注的中心。

A So, are you having a good time?
A 那么,你过得很愉快了?
B You bet. It’s been a real eye-opener.
B 当然。在这里真是打开眼界。
A I bet it has. There’s so much happening in this city.
A 我肯定是这样。这个城市正发生着许多的事情。
B Beijing is full of energy – there’s so much change.
B 北京充满了活力——发生着许多的变化。
A Yes, there’s lots of great sights, lots to see and do, great shopping and great food.
B 是的,有很多好看的景点,有许多要看和要做的事情,有许多可以买的好东西和好吃的食物。

A The Olympics will be on television everywhere, all across the world.
A 世界各地都将通过电视收看奥运会盛况。
B There’ll be millions and millions watching it on TV.
B 到时候将有亿万人通过电视收看比赛盛况。
A I know. The whole world will be watching. It’s a real global event.
A 我知道。全世界的人都将收看比赛实况。这是一个全球的盛事。
B It’s good for Beijing, and for China.
B 这对北京、对中国都很有好处。
A I know. It’ll be an exciting time for the city and the country.
A 我知道。这对于北京和中国都将是一个激动人心的时刻。
B The eyes of the world will be on Beijing.
B 全世界的眼睛都将关注北京。

The world can be changed by man's endeavor, and that this endeavor can lead to something new and better. No man can sever the bonds that unite him to his society simply by averting his eyes. He must ever be receptive and sensitive to the new; and have sufficient courage and skill to face novel facts and to deal with them.
Franklin Roosevelt, American president

There is always a first brave person who breaks step with the stam-peding masses fleeing in panic, who pauses to help another to his feet ,creating his own eye in the storm, The stuff of heroes is made, forged in the midst of tragedy, in the blink of an eye.
Norman Stephens ,American writer

We are like wheat, here on earth to ripen. We ripen intellectually by letting in as much of the universe's complexity as we can. Morally we ripen by making our choices. And we ripen spiritually by openig our eyes to Creation's endless detail.
Richard Wolkomir, American writer

Never look down to test the ground before taking your step; only he who keeps his eye fixed on the far horizon will find his right road.
Day Hammarskjold, American writer  
美国作家哈马舍尔德D . 

The world can only be grasped by action, not by contemplation, The hand is more important than the eye…The hand is the cutting edge of the mind.
Jacob Bronowski, writer of the former soviet Union  
前苏联作家布洛夫斯基. J . 

The administration of the law can never go lax where every individual sees to it that it grows not lax in his own case, or in cases which fall under his eyes.
Mark Twain, Arerican writer 

His eyes will pop out in astonishment.他因为害怕而瞪大了眼睛。

leave someone alone !不干涉;听其自然
A: Isn't it about time Jane visited her hairdresser? Her bangs are hanging all over her face now.
A: Jane该去见她的美发师了吧!她的刘海都(长到)垂到脸上了。
B: Leave her alone. Maybe she likes to have her eyes covered so she doesn't have to see your face.
"leave me alone"有要求别人「不要管」的意思。"hairdresser"是花时间整理你头发的「美发师」; "barber"则是收费低廉, 5分钟就把你的头发剪好送出门的「理发师」。

His eyes feel itchy and he has been sneezing.

She has some pains and itching around her eyes.

REM rapid eye movement

@@@ 关心, 照顾
care about 关心
care for 1.照顾, 照看
concern about 对...关心; 为...担心
concerned with (人)关心...; (事)与...有关
fend for oneself 自己谋生, 照料自己
keep an eye on & keep an eye out (for) 照料, 照看; 留心, 注意
look after 照料, 照顾; 负责处理
see to 照顾, 注意
take care of 1.负责, 处理
2.照顾, 照应; 爱护

@@@ 留
carry over 继续下去, 遗留下来
hang around 逗留; 转悠
hang on to sth. 保留...; 不把...卖掉或
impress sb. with sth. 给...留下深刻印象
keep an eye on & keep an eye out (for) 照料, 照看; 留心, 注意
keep one's eyes open (for) 留心看着; 保持警惕
leave behind 1.留下(痕迹等)
2.把...遗留在..., 忘记携带...
make an impression on sb. 给某人留下印象; 使某人感动
pay heed to 注意..., 留心...
stay behind (别人走后)在某处留下不走(尤指暂不回家)
stick around 逗留/停留在某处或附近, 不走远

@@@ 注意, 当心, 谨慎
be cautious to 谨慎
catch sight of (短暂地)见到, 注意到
concentrate on 集中于; 全神贯注于
concentration on 注意力集中于
draw (one's) attention to 引起(对...的)注意
focus on 以...为焦点; 集中(注意力)于...
in the spotlight 处于公众注意的中心
keep an eye on & keep an eye out (for) 照料, 照看; 留心, 注意
keep one's eyes open (for) 留心看着; 保持警惕
on the alert 密切注意; 当心
pay/devote attention to 注意; 重视
pay heed to 注意..., 留心...
see to 照顾, 注意
see to it that... 一定注意到...; 务必
show off 卖弄, 炫耀, 吸引大家注意
take care 当心, 注意
take note of 注意
think over 慎重思考
watch out (for) 当心, 戒备, 提防

@@@ 看见
at first sight/blush 乍看之下
be blind to 对...视而不见
catch a glimpse of 瞥见
catch sight of (短暂地)见到, 注意到
come across 无意中发现; 偶然遇见
disappear from view 消失不见了
glance at 浏览, (粗略地)看一下
have/take a look at (顺便)看一看
look about/around/round 到处寻找; 到处看看
look beyond 朝比...更远的地方看; 考虑...以后(更大)的问题
make out 分辨出来, 看出来
show sb. around 带某人参观某地
squint at 眯着眼睛看
turn a blind eye 故意视而不见
visible to sth. 可用...看见的

@@@ 照看
care for 1.照顾, 照看
have one eye on 看着; 监督
keep an eye on & keep an eye out (for) 照料, 照看; 留心, 注意
keep one's eyes open (for) 留心看着; 保持警惕

He has sharp eyes.

Listening to him talk about his adventure in China was a real eye-opener.

I'll keep my eyes open.

all my eye 岂有此理;胡说八道

blood in one's eye 极度愤怒

caste eyes at 注视;打主意

give one the eye 眉目传情

give sb a black eye 打某人一顿

glad eye 抛媚眼

have a good ear(eye) for 对...有鉴赏力

I can't believe my eye. 我简直不敢相信你的眼睛.

in the eyes of sb 在某人的观点中

keep an eye on 留意

keep an eye on sth 密切注意

knock their eyes out 漂亮得使他们目瞪口呆

laid eyes on 见过

make eyes at 大送秋波

mud in your eye 祝你好运

My eye! 天哪!

see eye to eye 我们意见相同.

the devil in her eye 她眼神具有魅力

turn a blind eye 故意视而不见

watch with hard eye 用注视的目光看人

M: "Miss, I'd like two fried eggs sunny side up and the sausage on the side."
F: "Not me. I don't like to see my eggs staring up at me with big yellow eyes. Miss, two fried eggs, over easy and not fried too hard."

catch sb's eye 被某人看到,引起某人注意

keep an eye on 留神,照看,密切注意

- keep an eye open 密切注视
Keep an eye open for anyone who arouses your suspicion.

- see eye to eye with...与……意见一致
Though they are twins, they never see eye to eye with each other on anything.

- turn a blind eye on 装做没看见
It is not right for teachers to turn a blind eye to those who cheat in the exam.

- feast one's eyes on...观赏……,一饱眼福
Yesterday we went to a fashion show. We really feasted our eyes on beauties and fancy clothes.

- spine-chilling 令人毛骨悚然
He likes horrible films. Those spine-chilling pictures to us are pleasant to his eyes.

A packing that catches the eye will help us push the sales.

I hope we can see eye to eye about the other terms of the agency then.

We always keep an eye on customers’ preference and make our products according to what our customers need, want and like.

暴眼 bug-eyed

暗送秋波 [àn sòng qiū bō] /make eyes at sb/while others are not looking/stealthily give sb/the glad eye/make secret overtures to sb/

靶心 [bǎ xīn] /bull's eye/

白眼珠 [bái yǎn zhū] /the white of the eye/

鼻儿 [bí er ] /a hole in an implement or utensil for something to be inserted into/eye/

闭目塞听 [bì mù sè tīng] /shuts one's eyes and stop up one's ears - be out of touch with reality/

睥睨 [bì nì] /look at somebody disdainfully out of the corner of one's eye/

闭塞眼睛捉麻雀 [bì sè yǎn jīng zhuō má què] /try to catch sparrows with one's eyes blindfolded - act blindly/

不雅观 [bù yǎ guān] /offensive to the eye/unbecoming/

擦亮眼睛 [cā liàng yǎn jīng] /remove the scales from one's eyes/sharpen one's vigilance/

眵 [chī] /gritty secretion in eyes/

斗眼 [dòu yǎn] /cross-eyed/

关照 [guān zhào] /concern/care/to keep an eye on/to look after/

挤眉弄眼 [jǐ méi nòng yǎn] /to make eyes/to wink/

鹣 [jiān] /mythical bird with 1 eye and 1 wing/

豇 [jiāng] /cowpeas/black-eyed beans/

睛 [jīng] /eye/

瞰 [kàn] /bird's-eye view/glance/

眶 [kuàng] /eye socket/

眉目传情 [méi mù chuán qíng] /to make sheep eyes at/to cast amorous glances at/

美观 [měi guān] /pleasing to the eye/beautiful/artistic/

瞑 [míng] /close the eyes/

眸 [móu] /pupil of the eye/

目 [mù] /eye/item/section/list/catalogue/table of contents/order (taxonomy)/goal/name/title/

目睹 [mù dǔ] /to witness/to see at first hand/to see with one's own eyes/

浓眉大眼 [nóng méi dà yǎn] /thick eyebrows and big eyes/

亲眼 [qīn yǎn] /with one's own eyes/personally/

銎 [qiōng] /eye of an axe/

热泪盈眶 [rè lèi yíng kuàng] /(saying) eyes brimming with tears/

肉眼 [ròu yǎn] /naked eye/layman's eyes/

肉眼观察 [ròu yǎn guān chá] /observation by naked eye/

眚 [shěng] /cataract of the eye/error/

视而不见 [shì ér bù jiàn] /turn a blind eye to/

眭 [suī] /evil look of deep-set eyes/

瞳 [tóng] /pupil of the eye/

心眼 [xīn yǎn] /(n) consideration; thoughtfulness; ability to be considerate/social grace; ability to see how to treat others/(NOT mind's eye)/

眼 [yǎn] /eye/

眼尖 [yǎn jiān] /to have good eyes/

眼睛 [yǎn jīng] /eye/

眼帘 [yǎn lián] /(lit.)/eyes/eyesight/

眼色 [yǎn sè] /(n) hint or signal given with one's eyes/

眼神 [yǎn shén] /(n) expression or emotion showing in one's eyes/

一望无际 [yí wàng wú jì] /as far as the eye can see (lit: look afar no bound)/

睁 [zhēng] /to open (eye)/

转眼 [zhuǎn yǎn] /in a flash/in the blink of an eye/to glance/

着眼 [zhuó yǎn] /have one's eyes on (a goal)/have something in mind/

If experiments are planned and carried out according to plan as faithfully as the reports in the science journals indicate, then it is perfectly logical for management to expect research to produce results measurable in dollars and cents.
It is entirely reasonable for auditors to believe that scientists who know exactly where they are going and how they will get there should not be distracted by the necessity of keeping one eye on the cash register while the other eye is on the microscope.

When you have carefully prepared a blueprint of your abilities and desires, you have something tangible to sell.
Then you are ready to hunt for a job. Get all the possible information about your could-be job.
Make inquiries as to the details regarding the job and the firm.
Keep your eyes and ears open, and use your own judgement.
Spend a certain amount of time each day seeking the employment you wish for, and keep in mind: Securing a job is your job now.

{adj: accommodational} of or relating to the accommodation of the lens of the eye
"accommodational strain"

{adj: agaze, staring} (used of eyes) open and fixed as if in fear or wonder
"staring eyes"

{adj: aglitter, coruscant, fulgid, glinting, glistering, glittering, glittery, scintillant, scintillating, sparkly} having brief brilliant points or flashes of light
"bugle beads all aglitter"
"glinting eyes"
"glinting water"
"his glittering eyes were cold and malevolent"
"shop window full of glittering Christmas trees"
"glittery costume jewelry"
"scintillant mica"
"the scintillating stars"
"a dress with sparkly sequins"
"`glistering' is an archaic term"

{adj: almond-eyed} having almond-shaped eyes

{adj: altered} changed in form or character without becoming something else
"the altered policy promised success"
"following an altered course we soon found ourselves back in civilization"
"he looked...with clouded eyes and with an altered manner of breathing"- Charles Dickens
<-> unaltered

{adj: ametropic} of or relating to an abnormal condition of the eye in which visual images are not in focus on the retina
<-> emmetropic

{adj: animallike, animal-like} resembling or having characteristics of an animal
"dull animallike eyes"
"an animallike obstinacy"

{adj: anisometropic} relating to a difference in the refractive power of the two eyes

{adj: appraising, evaluative} exercising or involving careful evaluations
"looked him over with an appraising eye"
"the literary judge uses many evaluative terms"

{adj: ardent} glowing or shining like fire
"from rank to rank she darts her ardent eyes"- Alexander Pope
"frightened by his ardent burning eyes"

{adj: argus-eyed, hawk-eyed, keen-sighted, lynx-eyed, quick-sighted, sharp-eyed, sharp-sighted} having very keen vision
"quick-sighted as a cat"

{adj: argus-eyed, open-eyed, vigilant, wakeful, watchful} carefully observant or attentive; on the lookout for possible danger
"a policy of open-eyed awareness"
"the vigilant eye of the town watch"
"there was a watchful dignity in the room"
"a watchful parent with a toddler in tow"

{adj: askance, askant, asquint, squint, squint-eyed, squinty, sidelong} (used especially of glances) directed to one side with or as if with doubt or suspicion or envy
"her eyes with their misted askance look"- Elizabeth Bowen
"sidelong glances"

{adj: astigmatic} of or relating to a defect in the eye or in a lens caused by a deviation from spherical curvature which prevents light rays from meeting at a common focus and so results in distorted images
<-> anastigmatic

{adj: attention-getting, eye-catching} seizing the attention
"eye-catching posters"

{adj: attractive} pleasing to the eye or mind especially through beauty or charm
"a remarkably attractive young man"
"an attractive personality"
"attractive clothes"
"a book with attractive illustrations"
<-> unattractive

{adj: automatic, reflex, reflexive} without volition or conscious control
"the automatic shrinking of the pupils of the eye in strong light"
"a reflex knee jerk"
"sneezing is reflexive"

{adj: avaricious, covetous, grabby, grasping, greedy, prehensile} immoderately desirous of acquiring e.g. wealth
"they are avaricious and will do anything for money"
"casting covetous eyes on his neighbor's fields"
"a grasping old miser"
"grasping commercialism"
"greedy for money and power"
"grew richer and greedier"
"prehensile employers stingy with raises for their employees"

{adj: avid, devouring, esurient, greedy} (often followed by `for') ardently or excessively desirous
"avid for adventure"
"an avid ambition to succeed"
"fierce devouring affection"
"the esurient eyes of an avid curiosity"
"greedy for fame"

{adj: beady, beadlike, buttony, buttonlike} small and round and shiny like a shiny bead or button
"bright beady eyes"
"black buttony eyes"

{adj: beady-eyed} having eyes that gleam with malice

{adj: besotted, blind drunk, blotto, crocked, cockeyed, fuddled, loaded, pie-eyed, pissed, pixilated, plastered, potty, slopped, sloshed, smashed, soaked, soused, sozzled, squiffy, stiff, tiddly, tiddley, tight, tipsy, wet} very drunk

{adj: binocular} relating to both eyes
"binocular vision"

{adj: bird's-eye, panoramic} as from an altitude or distance
"a bird's-eye survey"
"a panoramic view"

{adj: bleary, blear, bleary-eyed, blear-eyed} tired to the point of exhaustion

{adj: blinking, winking} closing the eyes intermittently and rapidly
"he stood blinking in the bright sunlight"

{adj: bloated, distended, puffed, puffy, swollen, intumescent, tumescent, tumid, turgid} abnormally distended especially by fluids or gas
"hungry children with bloated stomachs"
"he had a grossly distended stomach"
"eyes with puffed (or puffy) lids"
"swollen hands"
"tumescent tissue"
"puffy tumid flesh"

{adj: blond, blonde, light-haired} being or having light colored skin and hair and usually blue or grey eyes
"blond Scandinavians"
"a house full of light-haired children"
<-> brunet

{adj: bloodshot} (of an eye) reddened as a result of locally congested blood vessels; inflamed
"bloodshot eyes"

{adj: blue-eyed, fair-haired, white-haired} favorite
"the fair-haired boy of the literary set"

{adj: blue-eyed} having blue eyes

{adj: bonny, bonnie, comely, fair, sightly} very pleasing to the eye
"my bonny lass"
"there's a bonny bay beyond"
"a comely face"
"young fair maidens"

{adj: bony, cadaverous, emaciated, gaunt, haggard, pinched, skeletal, wasted} very thin especially from disease or hunger or cold
"emaciated bony hands"
"a nightmare population of gaunt men and skeletal boys"
"eyes were haggard and cavernous"
"small pinched faces"
"kept life in his wasted frame only by grim concentration"

{adj: boss-eyed} (British informal) cross-eyed

{adj: brimful, brimfull, brimming} filled to capacity
"a brimful cup"
"I am brimful of chowder"
"a child brimming over with curiosity"
"eyes brimming with tears"

{adj: brunet, brunette} marked by dark or relatively dark pigmentation of hair or skin or eyes
"a brunette beauty"
<-> blond

{adj: candid, open, heart-to-heart} openly straightforward and direct without reserve or secretiveness
"his candid eyes"
"an open and trusting nature"
"a heart-to-heart talk"

{adj: childlike, wide-eyed, round-eyed, dewy-eyed, simple} exhibiting childlike simplicity and credulity
"childlike trust"
"dewy-eyed innocence"
"listened in round-eyed wonder"

{adj: ciliary} relating to the ciliary body and associated structures of the eye

{adj: clear-eyed, clear-sighted, perspicacious} mentally acute or penetratingly discerning
"too clear-eyed not to see what problems would follow"
"chaos could be prevented only by clear-sighted leadership"
"much too perspicacious to be taken in by so spurious an argument"

{adj: clear} characterized by freedom from troubling thoughts (especially guilt)
"a clear conscience"
"regarded her questioner with clear untroubled eyes"

{adj: close-set, close set} set close together
"close-set eyes"
"close-set teeth"
"her eyes are close set"

{adj: closed, shut} used especially of mouth or eyes
"he sat quietly with closed eyes"
"his eyes were shut against the sunlight"
<-> open

{adj: cogitative} given to cogitation
"he looked at me with cogitative eyes"

{adj: complaisant, obliging} showing a cheerful willingness to do favors for others
"to close one's eyes like a complaisant husband whose wife has taken a lover"
"the obliging waiter was in no hurry for us to leave"

{adj: conspicuous} obvious to the eye or mind
"a tower conspicuous at a great distance"
"wore conspicuous neckties"
"made herself conspicuous by her exhibitionistic preening"
<-> inconspicuous

{adj: contracted} reduced in size or pulled together
"the contracted pupils of her eyes"
<-> expanded

{adj: crimson, red, reddened, red-faced, flushed} (especially of the face) reddened or suffused with or as if with blood from emotion or exertion
"crimson with fury"
"turned red from exertion"
"with puffy reddened eyes"
"red-faced and violent"
"flushed (or crimson) with embarrassment"

{adj: cross-eyed} having convergent strabismus
<-> walleyed

{adj: curved, curving} having or marked by a curve or smoothly rounded bend
"the curved tusks of a walrus"
"his curved lips suggested a smile but his eyes were hard"
<-> straight

{adj: cyclopean} of or relating to or resembling the Cyclops
"Cyclopean eye"

{adj: damp, dampish, moist} slightly wet
"clothes damp with perspiration"
"a moist breeze"
"eyes moist with tears"

{adj: dark} brunet (used of hair or skin or eyes)
"dark eyes"

{adj: dazzled} having vision overcome temporarily by or as if by intense light
"she shut her dazzled eyes against the sun's brilliance"

{adj: dazzling, eye-popping, fulgurant, fulgurous} amazingly impressive; suggestive of the flashing of lightning
"the skater's dazzling virtuosic leaps"
"these great best canvases still look as astonishing and as invitingly new as they did...when...his fulgurant popularity was in full growth"- Janet Flanner
"adventures related...in a style both vivid and fulgurous"- Idwal Jones

{adj: deceptive, misleading, shoddy} designed to deceive or mislead either deliberately or inadvertently
"the deceptive calm in the eye of the storm"
"deliberately deceptive packaging"
"a misleading similarity"
"statistics can be presented in ways that are misleading"
"shoddy business practices"

{adj: deep-eyed, hollow-eyed, sunken-eyed} characteristic of the bony face of a cadaver

{adj: devilish, diabolic, diabolical, mephistophelian, mephistophelean} showing the cunning or ingenuity or wickedness typical of a devil
"devilish schemes"
"the cold calculation and diabolic art of some statesmen"
"the diabolical expression on his face"
"a mephistophelian glint in his eye"

{adj: devious, shifty} characterized by insincerity or deceit; evasive
"a devious character"
"shifty eyes"

{adj: dextral} of or on the right
"a dextral gastropod shell with the apex upward has its opening on the right when facing the observer"
"a dextral flatfish lies with the right eye uppermost"
<-> sinistral

{adj: dextral} preferring to use right foot or hand or eye
"dextral individuals exhibit dominance of the right hand and eye"

{adj: discerning} able to make or detect effects of great subtlety; sensitive
"discerning taste"
"a discerning eye for color"

{adj: discriminating} showing or indicating careful judgment and discernment especially in matters of taste
"the discriminating eye of the connoisseur"
<-> undiscriminating

{adj: disdainful, haughty, lordly, prideful, sniffy, supercilious, swaggering} having or showing arrogant superiority to and disdain of those one views as unworthy
"some economists are disdainful of their colleagues in other social disciplines"
"haughty aristocrats"
"his lordly manners were offensive"
"walked with a prideful swagger"
"very sniffy about breaches of etiquette"
"his mother eyed my clothes with a supercilious air"
"a more swaggering mood than usual"- W.L.Shirer

{adj: dispassionate, cold-eyed} unaffected by strong emotion or prejudice
"a journalist should be a dispassionate reporter of fact"

{adj: doleful, mournful} filled with or evoking sadness
"the child's doleful expression"
"stared with mournful eyes"
"mournful news"

{adj: dry} not shedding tears
"dry sobs"
"with dry eyes"

{adj: eagle-eyed, keen-sighted, farseeing, longsighted} capable of seeing to a great distance

{adj: easy} affording comfort
"soft light that was easy on the eyes"

{adj: emmetropic} of or relating to the normal condition of the eye in which visual images are in clear focus on the retina
<-> ametropic

{adj: engaging, piquant} attracting or delighting
"an engaging frankness"
"a piquant face with large appealing eyes"

{adj: exaggerated, magnified, enlarged} enlarged to an abnormal degree
"thick lenses exaggerated the size of her eyes"

{adj: eye-deceiving, trompe-l'oeil} creating the illusion of seeing reality
"the visual deception of trompe-l'oeil art"

{adj: eyed} having an eye or eyes or eyelike feature especially as specified; often used in combination
"a peacock's eyed feathers"
<-> eyeless

{adj: eyeless} lacking eyes or eyelike features
"eyeless fish that evolved in dark caves"
"an eyeless needle"
<-> eyed

{adj: eyelike} suggesting an eye or eyes
"eyelike markings on a butterfly's wings"
"the eyelike gleam of two distant windows in the dark"

{adj: eyes-only} official classification for documents; meant to be seen by only the person to whom it is directed

{adj: faraway} far removed mentally
"a faraway (or distant) look in her eyes"

{adj: fixed, set, rigid} fixed and unmoving
"with eyes set in a fixed glassy stare"
"his bearded face already has a set hollow look"- Connor Cruise O'Brien
"a face rigid with pain"

{adj: focused} of an optical system (e.g. eye or opera glasses) adjusted to produce a clear image

{adj: frantic, frenetic, phrenetic, frenzied} excessively agitated; transported with rage or other violent emotion
"frantic with anger and frustration"
"frenetic screams followed the accident"
"a frenzied look in his eye"

{adj: gainly} graceful and pleasing
"gainly conduct"
"a gainly youth with dark hair and eyes"

{adj: gay} given to social pleasures often including dissipation
"led a gay Bohemian life"
"a gay old rogue with an eye for the ladies"

{adj: gentle} having or showing a kindly or tender nature
"the gentle touch of her hand"
"her gentle manner was comforting"
"a gentle sensitive nature"
"gentle blue eyes"

{adj: ginger, gingery} (used especially of hair or fur) having a bright orange-brown color
"a man with gingery hair and bright blue eyes"
"a ginger kitten"

{adj: glassy, glazed} (used of eyes) lacking liveliness
"empty eyes"
"a glassy stare"
"his eyes were glazed over with boredom"

{adj: goggle-eyed, openmouthed, popeyed} with eyes or mouth open in surprise

{adj: grass-covered} covered with grass
"wide grass-covered plains as far as the eye could see"

{adj: harsh} disagreeable to the senses
"the harsh cry of a blue jay"
"harsh cognac"
"the harsh white light makes you screw up your eyes"
"harsh irritating smoke filled the hallway"

{adj: heterozygous} having dissimilar alleles at corresponding chromosomal loci
"heterozygous for eye color"
<-> homozygous

{adj: homozygous} having identical alleles at corresponding chromosomal loci
"these two fruit flies are homozygous for red eye color"
<-> heterozygous

{adj: hunted} reflecting the fear or terror of one who is hunted
"the hopeless hunted look on the prisoner's face"
"a glitter of apprehension in her hunted eyes"

{adj: in the public eye} of great interest to the public
"a person in the public eye"

{adj: inflamed} resulting from inflammation; hot and swollen and reddened
"eyes inflamed with crying"

{adj: inheritable, heritable} that can be inherited
"inheritable traits such as eye color"
"an inheritable title"
<-> noninheritable

{adj: invisible, unseeable} impossible or nearly impossible to see; imperceptible by the eye
"the invisible man"
"invisible rays"
"an invisible hinge"
"invisible mending"
<-> visible

{adj: iridic} of or relating to the iris of the eye

{adj: iritic} of or relating to located near the iris of the eye

{adj: jaundiced} showing or affected by prejudice or envy or distaste
"looked with a jaundiced eye on the growth of regimentation"
"takes a jaundiced view of societies and clubs"

{adj: jealous, green-eyed, overjealous} suspicious or unduly suspicious or fearful of being displaced by a rival
"a jealous lover"

{adj: keen-eyed, sharp-eyed} having keen eyesight

{adj: lackluster, lacklustre, lusterless, lustreless} lacking luster or shine
"staring with lackluster eyes"
"lusterless hair"

{adj: larval} relating to or typical of a larva
"the larval eye"

{adj: lecherous} given to excessive indulgence in sexual activity
"a lecherous gleam in his eye"
"a lecherous good-for-nothing"

{adj: leering} showing sly or knowing malice in a glance
"she had run in fear of...his evil leering eye"- Amy Lowell

{adj: left-eyed} having only the left eye

{adj: lidded} having or covered with a lid or lids; often used in combination
"milk is left in a large lidded mug"
"heavy-lidded eyes"
<-> lidless

{adj: lidless, sleepless} without having the eyes closed or covered by the eyelids
"to an eye like mine, a lidless watcher of the public weal"- Alfred Tennyson

{adj: liquid, limpid} clear and bright
"the liquid air of a spring morning"
"eyes shining with a liquid luster"
"limpid blue eyes"

{adj: liquid, swimming} filled or brimming with tears
"swimming eyes"
"sorrow made the eyes of many grow liquid"

{adj: lovely} appealing to the emotions as well as the eye

{adj: lowered} below the surround or below the normal position
"with lowered eyes"
<-> raised

{adj: macroscopic, macroscopical} large enough to be visible to the naked eye
<-> microscopic

{adj: made-up} marked by the use of makeup
"heavily made-up eyes"

{adj: megascopic, gross} visible to the naked eye (especially of rocks and anatomical features)

{adj: miotic, myotic} of or relating to or causing constriction of the pupil of the eye
"a miotic drug"

{adj: misty-eyed} having eyes blurred as with tears
"sad and misty-eyed"

{adj: naive, naif} marked by or showing unaffected simplicity and lack of guile or worldly experience
"a teenager's naive ignorance of life"
"the naive assumption that things can only get better"
"this naive simple creature with wide friendly eyes so eager to believe appearances"
<-> sophisticated

{adj: naked} (of the eye or ear e.g.) without the aid of an optical or acoustical device or instrument
"visible to the naked eye"

{adj: narrowed} reduced in size as by squeezing together
"his narrowed eyes"

{adj: noctilucent} shining or glowing by night
"the noctilucent eyes of a cat"

{adj: nosy, nosey, prying, snoopy} offensively curious or inquisitive
"curious about the neighbor's doings"
"he flipped through my letters in his nosy way"
"prying eyes"
"the snoopy neighbor watched us all day"

{adj: noticeable} capable or worthy of being perceived
"noticeable shadows under her eyes"
"noticeable for its vivid historical background"
"a noticeable lack of friendliness"
<-> unnoticeable

{adj: ocular, optic, optical, opthalmic} of or relating to or resembling the eye
"ocular muscles"
"an ocular organ"
"ocular diseases"
"the optic (or optical) axis of the eye"
"an ocular spot is a pigmented organ or part believed to be sensitive to light"

{adj: one-eyed} having or showing only one eye
"one-eyed Jacks are wild"
"the three one-eyed Cyclopes of Greek myth"

{adj: open, opened} used of mouth or eyes
"keep your eyes open"
"his mouth slightly opened"
<-> closed

{adj: ophthalmic} of or relating to the eye
"ophthalmic defect"

{adj: orbital} of or relating to the eye socket
"orbital scale"
"orbital arch"

{adj: ox-eyed} having large round eyes like those of an ox
"ox-eyed Juno"

{adj: pale} very light colored; highly diluted with white
"pale seagreen"
"pale blue eyes"

{adj: pasty, pastelike} resembling paste in color; pallid
"he looked pasty and red-eyed"
"a complexion that had been pastelike was now chalky white"

{adj: perceptive} having the ability to perceive or understand; keen in discernment
"a perceptive eye"
"a perceptive observation"
<-> unperceptive

{adj: popeyed} having bulging eyes

{adj: precocial} (of hatchlings) covered with down and having eyes open; capable of leaving the nest within a few days
<-> altricial

{adj: protean} taking on different forms
"eyes...of that baffling protean grey which is never twice the same"

{adj: pupillary} of or relating to the pupil of the eye

{adj: purple-eyed} (of flowers) having a purple eyelike marking

{adj: quick-sighted, sharp-sighted, sharp-eyed} keenly perceptive or alert
"quick-sighted into the faults of the time"- Leonard Bacon

{adj: quixotic, romantic, wild-eyed} not sensible about practical matters; unrealistic
"as quixotic as a restoration of medieval knighthood"
"a romantic disregard for money"
"a wild-eyed dream of a world state"

{adj: red-rimmed} rimmed with red
"your red-rimmed eyes reveal that you have been crying"

{adj: refractive, refractile} of or relating to or capable of refraction
"the refractive characteristics of the eye"

{adj: retaliatory, relatiative, retributive, retributory, vindicatory} of or relating to or having the nature of retribution
"retributive justice demands an eye for an eye"

{adj: retinal} in or relating to the retina of the eye
"retinal cells"

{adj: right-eyed} having only the right eye

{adj: saccadic} of or related to the rapid movement of the eyes between points of fixation

{adj: same} closely similar or comparable in kind or quality or quantity or degree
"curtains the same color as the walls"
"two girls of the same age"
"mother and son have the same blue eyes"
"animals of the same species"
"the same rules as before"
"two boxes having the same dimensions"
"the same day next year"
<-> different

{adj: sapphire} of something having the color of a blue sapphire
"sapphire eyes"

{adj: saucer-eyed, round-eyed} having large round wide-open eyes

{adj: single, undivided, exclusive} not divided among or brought to bear on more than one object or objective
"judging a contest with a single eye"
"a single devotion to duty"
"undivided affection"
"gained their exclusive attention"

{adj: sinistral} of or on the left
"a sinistral gastropod shell with the apex upward has its opening on the left when facing the observer"
"a sinistral flatfish lies with the left eye uppermost"
<-> dextral

{adj: sinistral} preferring to use left foot or hand or eye
"sinistral individuals exhibit dominance of the left hand and eye"

{adj: skew-eyed} having eyes that look in different directions

{adj: sleepy, sleepy-eyed, sleepyheaded} ready to fall asleep
"beginning to feel sleepy"
"a sleepy-eyed child with drooping eyelids"
"sleepyheaded students"

{adj: slumberous, slumbery, slumbrous, somnolent} inclined to or marked by drowsiness
"slumberous (or slumbrous) eyes"
"`slumbery' is archaic"
"the sound had a somnolent effect"

{adj: smoldering, smouldering} showing scarcely suppressed anger
"her tone was...conversational although...her eyes were smoldering"- James Hensel

{adj: sore-eyed} having sore eyes; suffering from pinkeye or conjunctivitis

{adj: soulful} full of or expressing deep emotion
"soulful eyes"
"soulful music"

{adj: spaced} arranged with spaces between; often used as a combining form
"widely spaced eyes"
<-> unspaced

{adj: sparkling} shining with brilliant points of light like stars
"sparkling snow"
"sparkling eyes"

{adj: squinched, squinting} having eyes half closed in order to see better
"squinched eyes"

{adj: squint-eyed} affected by strabismus

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