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bull's-eyeor bull's eye (bo͝olz′ī′)
a. The small central circle on a target.
b. A shot that hits this circle.
a. A direct hit: scored a bull's-eye on the window with a snowball.
b. The precise accomplishment of a goal or purpose: "Most marketing these days .... hits the bull's-eye for laughs, razzle-dazzle, and cleverness" (Jay Conrad Levinson).
3. A thick, circular piece of glass set, as in a roof or ship's deck, to admit light.
4. A circular opening or window.
a. A plano-convex lens used to concentrate light.
b. A lantern or lamp having such a lens.
6. A piece of round hard candy.
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|Noun||1.||bull's eye - in target shooting: a score made by hitting the center of the target; "in repeated sets of five shots his numbers of bull's-eyes varied"|
score - the act of scoring in a game or sport; "the winning score came with less than a minute left to play"
|2.||bull's eye - the center of a target|
|3.||bull's eye - something that exactly succeeds in achieving its goal; "the new advertising campaign was a bell ringer"; "scored a bull's eye"; "hit the mark"; "the president's speech was a home run"|
success - an attainment that is successful; "his success in the marathon was unexpected"; "his new play was a great success"