Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Having red eyes, the iris being of that color: as, the red-eyed vireo or greenlet or flycatcher, Vireo olivaceus. See cut under greenlet.
- Having a bare red space about the eyes, as some birds.
- Having congested eyelids, as after shedding tears.
“Cabbage calls a red-eyed teenager out from the trees to run them through a ramshackle memory machine.”
“On the victor's podium, a red-eyed Evans held back tears before hurling the winner's bouquet into the crowd.”
“Off Earwig must go to an adoptive home, a sinister bungalow occupied by the witch Bella Yaga and her bad-tempered, red-eyed companion, the Mandrake.”
“According to the Jackson Sun, the red-eyed cicadas can even be eaten, and in some countries "are considered delicacies because of the high amount of protein they provide.”
“The Boston-New York baseball feud has grown too red-eyed.”
“As I was on my way out of the large conference hall, I noticed a man, red-eyed, who beckoned me.”
“The rogues come out carrying motorcycle chains to beat up biggs, but biggs transforms into a pale, brawny, red-eyed, enraged and furry version of himself, kills the rogues with aggression and runs away. milo manages to escape from the scene but faints due to fatigue.”
“The red-eyed adults are about three centimeters long and live for three to four weeks.”
“March 19th, 2010 at 12: 10 pm tombaker says: hey all, how are my fave righty doodywackers doing today?? all red-eyed and hoarse from chalkdust and screaming??”
“He was red-eyed and obviously driven to distraction by the HCR passage.”
These user-created lists contain the word ‘red-eyed’.
Adjectively used nominal phrases with a "-" inside.
Adjectives used in actual (non-taxonomic) bird names, past and present.
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