Definition of Skew-eyed

1. Adjective. Having eyes that look in different directions.

Similar to: Eyed



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Skew-eyed

sketchlike
sketchpad
sketchpads
sketchwriter
sketchwriters
skets
sketted
sketting
skeuomorph
skeuomorphic
skeuomorphism
skeuomorphs
skew
skew-
skew-eyed (current term)
skew-symmetric
skew-symmetry
skew-whiff
skew arch
skew correlation
skew deviation
skew distribution
skew form
skew symmetric
skew symmetry
skew whiff
skewampus
skewback
skewbacks

Literary usage of Skew-eyed

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1. Critiques and Addresses by Thomas Henry Huxley (1884)
"... with much minuteness, certain numerous and powerful barbarians with " yellow hair, green eyes, and prominent noses," who, the black-haired, skew-eyed, ..."

2. The Ebony Idol by G. M. Flanders (1860)
"Now, you see, I am a little skew-eyed, and as both eyes look different ways, my wife always thinks I am looking after dimity, look which way I will; ..."

3. Man's place in nature: and other anthropological essays by Thomas Henry Huxley (1919)
"... with much minuteness, certain numerous and powerful barbarians with " yellow hair, green eyes, and prominent noses," who, the black-haired, skew-eyed, ..."

4. The Poems and Plays of John Masefield by John Masefield (1918)
"When the old blind fiddler played the tune of "Pipe the Watch Below," The skew-eyed landlord dowsed the glim and bade us "stamp V go," 'N' we linked it home ..."

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