Definitions

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

  • adjective Often Offensive Affected with exotropia.
  • adjective Having large bulging eyes, as some fish.
  • adjective Having eyes wide-open and glaring, as in anger.
  • adjective Having an eye with a light-colored iris or white or opaque cornea.
  • adjective Slang Intoxicated; drunk.

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

  • adjective having eyes with a pale coloured iris
  • adjective having eyes of different colour
  • adjective suffering from exotropia
  • adjective of fish having bulging eyes

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[Middle English wawileyed, from Old Norse vagl-eygr : vagl, film over the eye; see wegh- in Indo-European roots + auga, eye; see okw- in Indo-European roots.]

Examples

  • And I'd like to tell you one story about a student of mine who was walleyed, that is she had one eye that looked straight and the other eye that turned out.

    Do You See What I See? A Scientist's Journey Into 3-D

  • And I'd like to tell you one story about a student of mine who was walleyed, that is she had one eye that looked straight and the other eye that turned out.

    Do You See What I See? A Scientist's Journey Into 3-D

  • Essentially, they've taken that smallish gaggle of walleyed concern-trolls, mixed in a clueless academic and added a heaping helping of straw-men to contend that Jon Stewart will utterly destroy his brand by staging a comedy show for people.

    Politico Has Concerns About Rally To Restore Sanity For Some Reason

  • Essentially, they've taken that smallish gaggle of walleyed concern-trolls, mixed in a clueless academic and added a heaping helping of straw-men to contend that Jon Stewart will utterly destroy his brand by staging a comedy show for people.

    Politico Has Concerns About Rally To Restore Sanity For Some Reason

  • Yes | No | Report from walleyed antlerman wrote 36 weeks 6 days ago

    Shed Hunting

  • The walleyed and ungainly Mr. Kirchner couldn't have been more of a contrast to his wife, who was known among their classmates as one of the most beautiful students, as well as one of the brightest.

    Behind the Scenes of Argentina's Power Couple

  • Essentially, they've taken that smallish gaggle of walleyed concern-trolls, mixed in a clueless academic and added a heaping helping of straw-men to contend that Jon Stewart will utterly destroy his brand by staging a comedy show for people.

    Politico Has Concerns About Rally To Restore Sanity For Some Reason

  • Yes | No | Report from walleyed antlerman wrote 36 weeks 6 days ago

    Shed Hunting

  • It turned out I wanted nothing more than to sit around talking to walleyed kids about who was the greatest disabled player in sports history.

    'The Four Fingers of Death'

  • More commonly, if the eye or eyes look toward the nose (cross-eyed) or look toward the side (walleyed), a pediatric ophthalmologist (not an optometrist) needs to evaluate the problem.

    You Raising Your Child

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