eyeful
eyeful eye"ful, n. 1. a view of something remarkable; a completely satisfying view; as much as, or more than, one would want to see; as, he got an eyeful of burnt-out buildings on his tour of the south Bronx. [PJC]

2. an unusually attractive person, especially a beautiful woman. [PJC]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • Eyeful — Eye ful, a. Filling or satisfying the eye; visible; remarkable. [Obs.] Eyeful trophies. Chapman. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • eyeful — [n] spectacular looking person beauty, dazzler*, knockout*, looker, lovely, show, spectacle, stunner*, vision; concept 424 Ant. eyesore …   New thesaurus

  • eyeful — ► NOUN informal 1) a long steady look. 2) an eye catching person or thing …   English terms dictionary

  • eyeful — [ī′fool΄] n. 1. a quantity of something squirted or blown into the eye 2. a full look at something; good look 3. Slang a person or thing that looks striking or unusual …   English World dictionary

  • eyeful — UK [ˈaɪˌfʊl] / US noun [countable] Word forms eyeful : singular eyeful plural eyefuls 1) an amount of something that has got into your eye an eyeful of dust 2) informal an attractive person or thing • get an eyeful (of something) informal to look …   English dictionary

  • eyeful — /uy fool/, n., pl. eyefuls. 1. an amount of foreign matter thrown, blown, etc., into the eye: an eyeful of dust. 2. as much as one can or wants to see: The tourists got an eyeful of slum life. 3. Informal. a very attractive person, esp. a… …   Universalium

  • eyeful — eye|ful [ˈaıful] n 1.) an eyeful informal a) if you get an eyeful of something interesting or shocking, you see it b) old fashioned something or someone, especially a woman, who is very attractive to look at 2.) an amount of liquid, dust, or sand …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • eyeful — eye|ful [ aı,ful ] noun count 1. ) an amount of something that has gotten into your eye: an eyeful of dust 2. ) INFORMAL an attractive person or thing get an eyeful (of something) INFORMAL to look at something surprising or shocking …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • eyeful — [[t]a͟ɪfʊl[/t]] eyefuls N COUNT: usu sing, oft N of n If you get an eyeful of something, especially of something that you would not normally see, you are able to get a good look at it. [INFORMAL] Then she bent over and gave him an eyeful of her… …   English dictionary

  • eyeful — noun (C) 1 an amount of liquid, dust, or sand that has got into someone s eye 2 slang something or someone, especially a woman, who is very attractive to look at: She s quite an eyeful! 3 get an eyeful of this/that! spoken especially BrE used to… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

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