eagle-eyed


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eagle eye

n.
1. Keen eyesight.
2. The ability or tendency to observe closely or pay attention to detail: monitors expenses with an eagle eye.
3. One that observes with close attention.

ea·gle-eyed (-īd′) adj.

eagle-eyed

adj
having keen or piercing eyesight
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.eagle-eyed - capable of seeing to a great distance
farsighted, presbyopic - able to see distant objects clearly
Translations

eagle-eyed

[ˈiːglˈaɪd] ADJ [person] to be eagle-eyedtener ojos de lince

eagle-eyed

adj the eagle-eyed detectiveder Detektiv mit seinen Adleraugen

eagle-eyed

[ˈiːglˈaɪd] adj (person) → dagli occhi di lince
References in classic literature ?
He had imagined peoples secure in the shadow of his eagle-eyed prowess.
The one, austere, high-nosed, eagle-eyed, and dominant, was none other than the illustrious Lord Bellinger, twice Premier of Britain.
Eagle-eyed Coventrian Simon Shaw, who spotted the blunder, said: "If this is indeed an offence under an Act dating back to 1672 I wonder if someone can be hung or put in the stocks
EAGLE-EYED Heather Bell notched TWO holes in one then revealedhow she's not looked back since having laser eye surgery.
EAGLE-EYED schoolboy Callum Widdop has been praised for preventing a sandwich shop going up in flames.
British Waterways is looking for eagle-eyed children and adults to spot wildlife near to their local canal or river and report back to them.
But eagle-eyed readers of the FA handbook have found that rule E3 on misconduct would suggest the rule-makers do not know their regs.
This weekend, Kris Ohlenkamp will rise at dawn, head for the hills, then keep an eagle-eyed watch for plumes.
And the system has already had one success - police picked up a stolen car in Stockbridge Village regeneration manager for after a tip-off from an eagle-eyed resident.
Eagle-eyed observers feared a potential ban under a little known rule after Galvin was dismissed against Armagh.
An eagle-eyed grandmother was the heroine of the day after checking her granddaughter's lottery numbers and finding she had won pounds 2.
More than 120 fines were handed out by eagle-eyed cops in the two-week crackdown, which ran from March 9 to 23.