Hawk-eyed Hawk"-eyed` (-[imac]d`), a. Having very keen vision; sharp-sighted; discerning. [WordNet sense 1]

Syn: keen-sighted, lynx-eyed, quick-sighted, sharp-eyed, sharp-sighted. [1913 Webster]

2. alert to possible danger. [WordNet sense 2]

Syn: argus-eyed, open-eyed, unsleeping, vigilant, wary, watchful. [WordNet 1.5]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.


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  • hawk-eyed — /hawk uyd /, adj. having very keen sight: a hawk eyed guard. [1810 20] * * * …   Universalium

  • hawk-eyed — [hôk′īd΄] adj. keen sighted like a hawk …   English World dictionary

  • hawk-eyed — adj quick to notice small details …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • hawk-eyed — [ ,hɔk aıd ] adjective noticing everything, even small details …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • hawk-eyed — hawk′ eyed adj. having very keen sight • Etymology: 1810–20 …   From formal English to slang

  • hawk-eyed — adjective having very keen vision quick sighted as a cat • Syn: ↑argus eyed, ↑keen sighted, ↑lynx eyed, ↑quick sighted, ↑sharp eyed, ↑sharp sighted • Similar to: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • hawk-eyed — adjective quick to notice small details: hawk eyed customs officers …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • hawk eyed — Synonyms and related words: Argus eyed, all ears, all eyes, aux aguets, cat eyed, clear eyed, clear sighted, custodial, eagle eyed, eye minded, farseeing, farsighted, ferret eyed, guarded, keen eyed, lidless, observant, on guard, on the lookout,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • hawk-eyed — a. 1. Sharp sighted, quick sighted, keen eyed, eagle eyed, lynx eyed, Argus eyed. 2. Discerning, penetrating, astute, sagacious keen …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • hawk-eyed — adj sharp sighted, gimlet eyed, perceptive. See eagle eyed …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

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