Informal confidential: said of a business or government report, memorandum, etc. not to be made public
Of or relating to privileged information: “Never before &ellipsis; had he been ordered to write a secret eyes-only memo” (Jeff Kamen).
Origin of eyes-onlyFrom the phrase for your eyes only.
(comparative more eyes-only, superlative most eyes-only)
- (espionage, of documents) meant to be read only, and not discussed, by the named recipient, classified