Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Having keen eyesight.
  • adjective Keenly perceptive or observant; alert.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Sharp-sighted.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Attentive, given to noticing things, aware.
  • adjective Having acute vision, having good eyesight.

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

  • adjective having keen eyesight
  • adjective having very keen vision
  • adjective keenly perceptive or alert

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Examples

  • And another sharp-eyed blogospheric investigator noted that the Web site of the port of Tartous changed the registration of the freighter docking from North Korea to South Korea.

    How the End Begins

  • Special thanks also to the sharp-eyed copy editor, Fred Chase.

    How the End Begins

  • One sharp-eyed observer says he had identified at least 13 novels with similar material.

    Spy Thriller: 'An Instant Classic' Vanishes Amid Plagiarism Charges

  • Special thanks also to the sharp-eyed copy editor, Fred Chase.

    How the End Begins

  • Jonathan Miller, ENO, 1982This Mafiosi Rigoletto became the template for a whole raft of similar updatings, none of which have come close to matching its sharp-eyed detail and sheer dramatic panache.

    Ten productions that changed British opera

  • Other, I am sure, remain in the text, for the sharp-eyed to discover.

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  • The story gets better — a sharp-eyed Sugar Creek customer was on vacation in Hawaii and saw that the article had been picked up by the newspaper West Hawaii Today!

    Maria’s Radio Flyer fairy garden now famous — in Hawaii! « Sugar Creek Gardens’ Blog

  • Kolenda, a West Point graduate with the sharp-eyed, comforting manner of a family physician, commanded the 1st Squadron of the 91st Cavalry from May 2007 to July 2008 in northeastern Afghanistan, on the border with Pakistan.

    Man Versus Afghanistan

  • It's also witty and heartfelt, especially in its sharp-eyed but sympathetic portrayal of Ruth Carson (Linda Gillum), an expatriate of a certain age whose too-placid marriage to an older man (played by David Darlow) has given her a wandering eye.

    This Stoppard Is a Second 'Scoop'

  • And another sharp-eyed blogospheric investigator noted that the Web site of the port of Tartous changed the registration of the freighter docking from North Korea to South Korea.

    How the End Begins

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