from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Spotted with whitish specks due to a disease, or produced artificially by spraying; -- said of tobacco used for cigar wrappers.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Affected by the disease called frog-eye.


Sorry, no etymologies found.


  • Balls, who reminds some of us of that much loved classic car, the frog-eyed Sprite, is a nerdy class-warrior who observed ‘So what?’ when David Cameron described the UK as having one of the highest levels of taxation.

    Have Courage, Mr. Straw!

  • I dreaded this noontime tradition (maybe because he was short and frog-eyed), but I gathered from the indifference of nearby grown-ups that somehow the chase was expected and should be accepted.

    Child's Play--Or Something More?

  • Here there's a ready acceptance of Healey replicas, frog-eyed Sprites, Cobras and Caterhams and train spotting is a recognized pasttime.

    [britain] easy on my mind

  • The frog-eyed monster lay next to us, as if it were our love child.

    The Bonesetter's Daughter

  • Pulling up a stool to the counter, I made ready to consult the oracle, an oracle with chapped, red hands, frog-eyed behind her thick glasses.


  • She came down on her bottom with a tooth-rattling crash and was face to face with him - his frog-eyed, large - pored face, his garlic-smelling hole of a mouth.

    Wizard and Glass

  • Those invitations they declined gracefully, Elayne perhaps a bit more so than Nynaeve; the memory of herself goggling at Galad like a frog-eyed girl was too fresh for her to be more than minimally polite to any man.

    The Fires of Heaven

  • "Do you mean to tell me that a frog-eyed, tentacular mass of slime from the farthest wash of the galaxy can be a Citizen-but this woman can not?"


  • Scotty was frog-eyed considering the logistical difficulties that would entail.

    Trek to Madworld

  • He paused and waited a reply, looking as solemn through his great frog-eyed spectacles as if he was in the High Court of Chancery.

    Sea-Gift. A Novel.


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