gimlety

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gimlety (comparative more gimlety, superlative most gimlety)

  1. (rare) gimlet-eyed, piercing, sharp-sighted
    • 1915, John Buchan, The Thirty-Nine Steps
      His jaw had shut like a rat-trap, and there was the fire of battle in his gimlety eyes.