sloe-eyed
adjective Date: 1867 1. having soft dark bluish- or purplish-black eyes 2. having slanted eyes

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  • sloe-eyed — sloe′ eyed adj. 1) having very dark eyes 2) having slanted eyes • Etymology: 1865–70 …   From formal English to slang

  • sloe-eyed — [slō′īd΄] adj. 1. having large, dark eyes 2. having almond shaped eyes …   English World dictionary

  • sloe-eyed — ˈ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ adjective 1. : having soft dark bluish or purplish black eyes 2. : having slanted eyes * * * /sloh uyd /, adj. 1. having very dark eyes; dark eyed. 2. having slanted eyes. [1865 70] * * * sloeˈ eyed adjective Dark eyed, slant eyed, or… …   Useful english dictionary

  • sloe-eyed — adjective Having dark eyes. Macdonalds wife was an immensely stout, raven haired, sloe eyed, talkative body, the most motherly woman I have ever known …   Wiktionary

  • sloe-eyed — black eyed; slant eyed, cross eyed …   English contemporary dictionary

  • sloe-eyed — /sloh uyd /, adj. 1. having very dark eyes; dark eyed. 2. having slanted eyes. [1865 70] * * * …   Universalium

  • sloe-eyed — /ˈsloʊ aɪd/ (say sloh uyd) adjective having eyes like sloes; dark eyed or having attractively narrow eyes …   Australian English dictionary

  • sloe-eyed — adjective having attractive dark almond shaped eyes …   English new terms dictionary

  • sloe eyes — ˌsloe ˈeyes 7 [sloe eyes sloe eyed] noun plural attractive, dark eyes, usually ones that are long and thin Derived Word: ↑sloe eyed …   Useful english dictionary

  • sloe — fruit of the blackthorn, O.E. slah (pl. slan), from P.Gmc. *slaikhwon (Cf. M.Du., Du. slee, O.H.G. sleha, Ger. Schlehe), from PIE *sleie blue, bluish, blue black (see LIVID (Cf. livid)). Sloe eyed is attested from 1867; sloe gin first recor …   Etymology dictionary

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