Definitions

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

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

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. having eyes with a pale coloured iris
  • adj. having eyes of different colour
  • adj. suffering from exotropia
  • adj. having bulging eyes

Etymologies

Middle English wawileyed, from Old Norse vagl-eygr : vagl, film over the eye; + auga, eye.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)

Examples

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • Ol 'Ronnie set the stage for the wave of irrational neanderthals and walleyed feebs who, able to regurgitate hallowed bygone maxims and ooze five-and-dime patriotism, are gaining favor among the current oxygen-deprived electorate.

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  • Consciously oblivious adults fingered their cash or ogled the white fish hoping they'd jump out of their walleyed deaths and bite one of the snickering, premature ejaculators on the ass.

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  • Appropriately, his portraits pay homage not only to Anthony Van Dyck and the great Venetians Titian and Veronese, but also to a peculiar gem of the Medici collection in Florence, Raphael's portrait of his fat, walleyed friend Tommaso Inghirami, a brilliant actor and orator whom Raphael presents, because he can, with one eye fixed on heaven and one on earth, the very picture of inspiration.

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  • Though you wouldn't know it from the perennial hysteria about games turning kids into walleyed, anti-social zombies, videogames were originally a social pursuit, because the best games were available only in arcades, and those places were as convivial as Irish pubs.

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