Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Full, bulging, or prominent eyes.

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Examples

  • He was within five yards of me, nodding to the sergeant, glancing briefly round, while beside him a fair young lieutenant was staring with pop-eyes at us trussed victims, going pale and looking ready to puke.

    Fiancée

  • In short order, it came to light that Sherri Goforth, an administrative assistant to Tennessee State Sen. Diane Black (R-Gallatin) had sent out a profoundly racist email, a composite of portraits of 43 U.S. presidents, with Obama's portrait a set of white cartoon pop-eyes, jumping out of a field of black in the Al Jolson "blackface" style.

    Michael Rowe: Audra Shay and The New Ice Age of the Young Republicans

  • He was a laughable character, but you also had to admire him: born a generation too early for free love, he nonetheless embodied the unstoppable human libido, dorky outfits, skinny neck, pop-eyes and all.

    The Evolution of Don Knotts - Tuned In - TIME.com

  • He looked dumbly at the man who addressed him, a stout, black-haired captain, who fixed him menacingly with brown pop-eyes.

    The Beautiful and Damned

  • His pop-eyes stared right past me at something beside the porch step.

    Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine

  • His pop-eyes stared right past me at something beside the porch step.

    Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine

  • Not real ugly: comic book ugly, exaggeration ugly, with pop-eyes and blacked-out broken teeth and an idiot expression.

    Beowulf's Children

  • It stood upright on two bow legs, long-fingered hands on its hips, staring back at him with bulging pop-eyes, its big, pointed ears cocked forward.

    With a Single Spell

  • He was at least seven feet tall, and as hideous as he was big - a great yellow, globular face set on massive shoulders, with a tasselled cap on top, staring pop-eyes, and a great sword clutched in his pudgy hands.

    Flashman's Lady

  • He was within five yards of me, nodding to the sergeant, glancing briefly round, while beside him a fair young lieutenant was staring with pop-eyes at us trussed victims, going pale and looking ready to puke.

    Flashman In The Great Game

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