Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A complete view.
  • n. One that is pleasing to the sight, especially an attractive person.
  • n. Sufficient observation to discover more than one had expected or enough to be satisfied: After an eyeful of his art collection, she decided to leave.
  • n. An amount of material blown or directed into the eye: got an eyeful of water from the squirt gun.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A full or complete view; a good look.
  • n. A remarkable sight or a very attractive person (sometimes used ironically).
  • n. An amount of material blown into the eye.
  • adj. Filling or attractive to the eye; visible; remarkable.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Filling or satisfying the eye; visible; remarkable.
  • n. a view of something remarkable; a completely satisfying view; as much as, or more than, one would want to see.
  • n. an unusually attractive person, especially a beautiful woman.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Filling or attractive to the eye; visible; remarkable.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a strikingly beautiful woman
  • n. a full view; a good look

Etymologies

eye +‎ -ful (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Good job of assembling an "eyeful" of a delicious burger.

    Jalapeno cheese bun recipe for a proper Texas burger | Homesick Texan

  • I'm an old mom of 5, with a young heart, always on the lookout for the things that bring a little "eyeful" of joy to each day...

    Happy Weekend!

  • Defiantly she raised her chin, proud to be sitting next to Jack, no matter what kind of eyeful they were giving the bountiful traffic.

    SEASONS OF GOLD

  • Alas, the resident eye candy got eliminated — but not before we got an eyeful of his favorite non-cooking pastime: painting naked women.

    Top Chef's "Malibu" Chris Explains His "Soothing" Naked Lady Art

  • There you are, you've just caught yourself an ear or an eyeful of someone else's "I love you," and you are now obligated to say... something!

    Dori Hartley: Lurv, Luff, Lub and Sometimes, Love

  • But then: Lightsflickonthenoff—and in one quick eyeful you do see me standing betwixt concrete pillars with my four-man crew tagging a crumbling wall beneath a bridge.

    From Midway To Halsted

  • As he watched now, a Vesta-class ship, all stretched lines and an eyeful of speed, swooped around the planet.

    Star Trek The Next Generation®

  • I sat, getting an eyeful of what Detective Cole must have been facing for the last few minutes: three very challenging, unimpressed faces.

    Forever Lost

  • Shoppers on ritzy Rodeo Drive got an eyeful of Canalis as she posed next to her nude, black-and-white campaign portrait for People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals.

    Clooney ex Elisabetta Canalis gets naked for PETA

  • The always early-adopting porn industry — whose Adult Entertainment Expo was right next door to CES — got an eyeful as well, from a company called Glacier Media Systems, which showed off a PC capable of transforming 2-D films into, in this case, some frighteningly in-your-face pornography.

    Television Outside the Box

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