American English

Definition of eagle noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



    jump to other results
  1. 1a large bird of prey (= a bird that kills other creatures for food) with a sharp, curved beak and very good sight eagles soaring overhead see also bald eagle, golden eagle
  2. 2(in golf) a score of two strokes less than the standard score for a hole (= two under par ) compare birdie, bogey