sharp-eyed


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sharp-eyed

(shärp′īd′)
adj.
1. Having keen eyesight.
2. Keenly perceptive or observant; alert.

sharp-eyed

adj
1. having very good eyesight
2. observant or alert

sharp′-eyed′



adj.
having keen sight or perception.
[1660–70]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.sharp-eyed - having very keen visionsharp-eyed - having very keen vision; "quick-sighted as a cat"
sighted - able to see
2.sharp-eyed - keenly perceptive or alert; "quick-sighted into the faults of the time"- Leonard Bacon
perceptive - having the ability to perceive or understand; keen in discernment; "a perceptive eye"; "a perceptive observation"
3.sharp-eyed - having keen eyesight
eyed - having an eye or eyes or eyelike feature especially as specified; often used in combination; "a peacock's eyed feathers"; "red-eyed"

sharp-eyed

adjective keen-sighted, eagle-eyed, hawk-eyed, Argus-eyed, lynx-eyed a sharp-eyed City man
Translations

sharp-eyed

[ˈʃɑːpˈaɪd] ADJde vista aguda

sharp-eyed

[ˌʃɑːpˈaɪd] sharp-sighted [ˌʃɑːpˈsaɪtɪd] adjdalla vista acuta
References in classic literature ?
A few minutes later, a sharp-eyed lad ran into the Monte Rosa Hotel, at Zermatt, saying that he had seen an avalanche fall from the summit of the Matterhorn onto the Matterhorn glacier.
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They rank neither with mortals nor with immortals: long indeed do they live, eating heavenly food and treading the lovely dance among the immortals, and with them the Sileni and the sharp-eyed Slayer of Argus mate in the depths of pleasant caves; but at their birth pines or high-topped oaks spring up with them upon the fruitful earth, beautiful, flourishing trees, towering high upon the lofty mountains (and men call them holy places of the immortals, and never mortal lops them with the axe); but when the fate of death is near at hand, first those lovely trees wither where they stand, and the bark shrivels away about them, and the twigs fall down, and at last the life of the Nymph and of the tree leave the light of the sun together.
He is a sharp-eyed man--a quick keen man--and he takes in everybody's look at him, all at once, individually and collectively, in a manner that stamps him a remarkable man.
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