eyeball

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From eye +‎ ball.

Pronunciation[edit]

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Noun[edit]

eyeball (plural eyeballs)

  1. the ball of the eye

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Verb[edit]

eyeball (third-person singular simple present eyeballs, present participle eyeballing, simple past and past participle eyeballed)

  1. To gauge, estimate or judge by eye; to look or glance at.
    A good cook can often just eyeball the correct quantities of ingredients.
    Each geometric construction must be exact; eyeballing it and getting close does not count.
  2. To scrutinize

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