Coon-eyes definition

(idiomatic, informal) The state of the orbits of the eyes (especially the undereyes) having a blueish-purplish coloration.
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Alternative Forms

Alternative Form of coon-eyes - raccoon-eyes

Origin of coon-eyes

  • raccoon + eyes, by analogy to the appearance of the eyes of raccoons that have a similar albeit black coloration surrounding their ocular area.

    From Wiktionary