Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search



dead-eyed (comparative more dead-eyed, superlative most dead-eyed)

  1. Having eyes that lack emotion or seem vacant.
    • 2011, Andrew Klavan, The Final Hour, Thomas Nelson (2011), ↑ISBN, page 20:
      The prisoners watched me from inside their cells, watched dead-eyed and silent as I was dragged past.
    • 2011, Joe Schreiber, Au Revoir, Crazy European Chick, Houghton Mifflin (2011), ↑ISBN, pages 132-133:
      The dead-eyed man regarded me without the slightest change of expression.
    • 2013, Janos Jantner, Drawing Horror-Movie Monsters, The Rosen Publishing Group (2013), ↑ISBN, page 18:
      With a staggering walk, ragged clothes, and a terrifying dead-eyed stare, the zombie is an instantly recognizable monster of the big screen.