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eagle-eyed

ea·gle-eyed
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Transcription

    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [ee-guh l-ahyd]
    • /ˈi gəl ˈīd/
    • /ˈiː.ɡl̩ aɪ/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [ee-guh l-ahyd]
    • /ˈi gəl ˈīd/

Definitions of eagle-eyed word

  • adjective eagle-eyed having keen vision. 1
  • adjective eagle-eyed observant 1
  • adjective eagle-eyed If you describe someone as eagle-eyed, you mean that they watch things very carefully and seem to notice everything. 0
  • adjective eagle-eyed having keen or piercing eyesight 0
  • adjective eagle-eyed having keen vision 0
  • adjective eagle-eyed Having great visual acuity, especially the ability to see at a distance. 0

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Origin of eagle-eyed

First appearance:

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

Historical Comparancy

Parts of speech for Eagle-eyed

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation

eagle-eyed popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 34% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data about 72% 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.

Synonyms for eagle-eyed

adj eagle-eyed

  • observant — quick to notice or perceive; alert.
  • perceptive — having or showing keenness of insight, understanding, or intuition: a perceptive analysis of the problems involved.
  • perspicacious — having keen mental perception and understanding; discerning: to exhibit perspicacious judgment.
  • clear-sighted — If you describe someone as clear-sighted, you admire them because they are able to understand situations well and to make sensible judgments and decisions about them.
  • hawk-eyed — having very keen sight: a hawk-eyed guard.

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