from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Having small eyes.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Having pink eyes, literally, as a white mouse or rabbit.
  • Having small or blinking eyes.


Sorry, no etymologies found.


  •             “After all,” he thinks, “hadn't her aroused curiosity regarding another of God's puzzling creatures, the pink-eyed white donish rabbit, brought her on this journey in the first place?”

    Ecce viator : Behold the Traveler

  • Five silent minutes later, the door opened, and the pink-eyed detective came back.

    Long Way Home

  • I guess bunny butts are better than seeing creepy pink-eyed bunnies...or maybe not!

    Bunny Bashers

  • The face, damp and pink-eyed, looked up defiantly again.

    Final Resting Place of The Pen

  • There he thumbed his mustache and stood amused in the company of an eager complainant, a man loud with the measliest grievance, pink-eyed and spitting.


  • Today, there was only one other man in my compartment of four berths, a large, walrus-moustached man in a dhoti, with a folding table, a plant in jute sacking, two tin trunks, and a pink-eyed white rabbit in a hutch that he fed with leaves and sliced carrot as soon as he came in.

    An Atlas of Impossible Longing

  • The pink-eyed white devil is what the folks around these parts call me.

    The Highest Price for Passion

  • I later found out it was because the pastor had told them no one else wanted to sit by, what many had begun to call me, the pink-eyed white devil.

    The Highest Price for Passion

  • In the summer, she returned with V. to the island, to cavort among pink-eyed phosphorescent shrimp and jellyfish.

    The Terror That Flaps in the Night

  • I remember one day on my way into work I was late, as usual I saw a stand with pink-eyed cow peas, but didn't have time to buy them.

    Speckled Butter Bean Shakshouka with Yogurt Sauce

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