Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Having almond-shaped eyes, as the Chinese and others of the Mongolian race.

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

  • adjective having almond-shaped eyes

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Examples

  • A bulbous-brained, almond-eyed sci-fi humanoid with male and female attributes surveys the teeming scene.

    An Illustrative Career Depicting Dystopias

  • Maybe even more than a stuffed head of the abominable snowman or the cupacabra or an almond-eyed alien.

    Neil Gaiman owns a Jackalope

  • The man behind the counter was small and dour with the flat, almond-eyed features of the Mongols who thundered out of Asia in the thirteenth century.

    Venom

  • And the most striking (and very beautiful) image in the show depicts the 56-year-old Shah 'Abbas caressing a beardless, round-cheeked, almond-eyed pageboy, who is holding an exaggeratedly phallic wine flask between his knees.

    A New Look at the Old Iran

  • She was a stern and prickly beauty: Slavic-boned and almond-eyed, a watchful expression of sex and hauteur residing simultaneously, as in the face of a cat.

    The Brazilian Sphinx

  • But when I went out on another night, an ache came into my chest when the almond-eyed kudus fell, and this time when I stroked them I felt no illicit thrill, only the ghastly, cold stiffness creeping across their silken fur.

    Rainbow’s End

  • On this side of the aisle all is life; just across the way, the almond-eyed Celestials have learned little since the days of Confucius.

    The Romance of China: Excursions to China in U.S. Culture: 1776-1876

  • But when I went out on another night, an ache came into my chest when the almond-eyed kudus fell, and this time when I stroked them I felt no illicit thrill, only the ghastly, cold stiffness creeping across their silken fur.

    Rainbow’s End

  • But he had never been able to talk to chocolate-haired, almond-eyed Samantha; in fact, he had never been able to talk near or around chocolate-haired, almond-eyed Samantha.

    The Shadow Thieves

  • But he had never been able to talk to chocolate-haired, almond-eyed Samantha; in fact, he had never been able to talk near or around chocolate-haired, almond-eyed Samantha.

    The Shadow Thieves

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