deep-set
deep-set deep-set adj. having a sunken area.

Syn: sunken, recessed. [WordNet 1.5]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • deep-set — /deep set /, adj. placed far in: a face with deep set eyes under bushy brows. [1830 35] * * * …   Universalium

  • deep-set — adj deep set eyes seem to be further back into the face than most people s …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • deep-set — adjective deep set eyes seem to be a long way back into your face …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • deep-set — [dēp′set΄] adj. 1. deeply set 2. firmly fixed …   English World dictionary

  • deep-set — ADJ: usu ADJ n Deep set eyes seem to be further back in the face than most people s eyes. [WRITTEN] He had black hair and deep set brown eyes …   English dictionary

  • deep-set — adjective Set deeply below a surface, as on a face His haggard eyes were deep set, sunken into their sockets from exhaustion …   Wiktionary

  • deep-set — adj. Deep set is used with these nouns: ↑eye …   Collocations dictionary

  • deep-set — adjective deep set eyes seem to be further back into the face than most people s …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • deep-set — UK / US adjective deep set eyes seem to be a long way back into your face …   English dictionary

  • ˌdeep-ˈset — adj deep set eyes seem to be a long way back into your face …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

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