adjective Date: 1670 having keen sight; also keen in observing or penetrating

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  • sharp-eyed — adj able to see very well and notice small details ▪ My sharp eyed mother had already spotted him …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • sharp-eyed — [shärp′īd΄] adj. having keen sight or perception …   English World dictionary

  • sharp-eyed — [ ,ʃarp aıd ] adjective 1. ) able to see things very well 2. ) good at noticing things …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • sharp-eyed — sharp′ eyed′ adj. having keen sight or perception • Etymology: 1660–70 …   From formal English to slang

  • sharp-eyed — adjective 1. having very keen vision quick sighted as a cat • Syn: ↑argus eyed, ↑hawk eyed, ↑keen sighted, ↑lynx eyed, ↑quick sighted, ↑sharp sighted • Similar to: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • sharp-eyed — ADJ GRADED: usu ADJ n A sharp eyed person is good at noticing and observing things. A sharp eyed shop assistant spotted the fake and police were called …   English dictionary

  • sharp-eyed — adjective a) Attentive, given to noticing things, aware. The sharp eyed detective noticed things the ordinary patrolman missed. b) Having acute vision, having good eyesight …   Wiktionary

  • sharp-eyed — adjective able to see very well and notice small details: My sharp eyed mother had already spotted him …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • sharp eyed — Synonyms and related words: Argus eyed, alert, all ears, all eyes, attentive, aux aguets, aware, cat eyed, clear eyed, clear sighted, custodial, eagle eyed, eye minded, farseeing, farsighted, ferret eyed, guarded, hawk eyed, keen, keen eyed,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • sharp-eyed — /shahrp uyd /, adj. having keen sight or perception. [1660 70] * * * …   Universalium

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