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eagle eye

eagle eye
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Transcription

    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • /ˈi gəl ˈī/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • /ˈi gəl ˈī/

Definitions of eagle eye words

  • noun eagle eye unusually sharp visual powers; keen ability to watch or observe. 1
  • noun eagle eye a person who has sharp vision or who maintains a keen watchfulness. 1
  • noun eagle eye alert watchfulness. 1
  • noun eagle eye keen observation 1
  • noun eagle eye close watch 1
  • phrase eagle eye If you talk about a person's eagle eye, you mean that they are watching someone or something carefully or are very good at noticing things. 0

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Origin of eagle eye

First appearance:

before 1595
One of the 38% oldest English words
First recorded in 1595-1605

Historical Comparancy

Parts of speech for Eagle eye

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation

eagle eye popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 44% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data about 65% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

eagle eye usage trend in Literature

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Synonyms for eagle eye

noun eagle eye

  • weather eye — sensitivity and alertness to signs of change in the weather.
  • hawkeye — a native or inhabitant of Iowa (used as a nickname).

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