Definitions

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  • n. The centre of a target
  • n. A peppermint-flavoured confection with stripes on it.
  • n. Thick glass set into the side of a ship to let in light.
  • n. A shot which hits the centre of a target.
  • n. A hand-cancelled postmark issued by a counter clerk at a post office, typically done on a receipt for proof of mailing.
  • n. Thick glass window with concentric ripple effect.
  • n. A convex glass lens which is placed in front of a lamp to concentrate the light so as to make it more conspicuous as a signal; also the lantern itself.
  • interj. A cry when someone hits the bullseye of a target.
  • interj. By extension, a response when someone makes an accurate statement.

Etymologies

From bull's + eye. (Wiktionary)

Examples

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  • It's a fish.
    Certain species of the family Pempheridae are called bullseyes.

    January 2, 2012