Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Having large, prominent eyes.

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Examples

  • "I didn't hear you," said Zora, looking at her full-eyed and telling the half-truth easily.

    The Quest of the Silver Fleece A Novel

  • In it we see Chaucer, limned from memory, in his familiar hood and gown, rosary in hand, plump, full-eyed, fork-bearded.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 3: Brownson-Clairvaux

  • At the door, Cora, without pausing, threw him a look over her shoulder: a full-eyed shot of frankest hatred.

    The Flirt

  • Cora, without pausing, threw him a look over her shoulder: a full-eyed shot of frankest hatred.

    The Flirt

  • THOSE memorable days that move in procession, their heads just out of the mist of years long dead -- the most of them are full-eyed as the dandelion that from dawn to shade has steeped itself in sunlight.

    Dream Days

  • Those memorable days that move in procession, their heads just out of the mist of years long dead -- the most of them are full-eyed as the dandelion that from dawn to shade has steeped itself in sunlight.

    Dream Days

  • Bessie Prawle was a handsome, red-haired girl, deep in the breast, full-eyed and of great colour.

    Lore of Proserpine

  • Both their full-eyed [27] aspects [65] and secret glances.

    The Treasury of Sacred Song

  • "Oh!" cried Miss Graham, staring full-eyed at him.

    Indian Summer

  • Not the ordinary domestic mouse, for the little animal was one of the large, full-eyed, long-tailed garden mice, and my attention was directed to it by seeing the cat making what sporting people call "a point" at something.

    Diamond Dyke The Lone Farm on the Veldt - Story of South African Adventure

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