Definition of gimlet noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    gimlet

     noun
    noun
    NAmE//ˈɡɪmlət//
     
     
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  1. 1a small tool for making holes in wood to put screws in
  2. 2(figurative) eyes like gimlets (= looking very hard at things and noticing every detail)
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: gimlet