the ball-shaped part of the eye, enclosed by the socket and eyelids
Informal to observe, examine, measure, etc. (something) visually
eyeball to eyeball
Slang in direct personal contact; person to person
- The globe-shaped portion of the eye surrounded by the socket and covered externally by the eyelids.
- The eye itself.
- An overhead light fixture that is mounted on a swivel in a recessed socket so the light can be directed in any direction.
transitive verbeye·balled, eye·ball·ing, eye·balls Informal
- To look over carefully; scrutinize.
- To measure or estimate roughly by sight: eyeballed the area of the wall that needed paint.
(third-person singular simple present eyeballs, present participle eyeballing, simple past and past participle eyeballed)