Definition of eyeball noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˈaɪbɔːl//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈaɪbɔːl//
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  1. 1[countable] the whole of the eye, including the part inside the head that cannot be seen
  2. 2eyeballs [plural] (informal) people who visit a website It's a sad fact that bad news attracts more eyeballs than good news.
  3. Idioms
    be drugged up to the eyeballs
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    to have taken or been given a lot of drugs
    be up to your eyeballs in something
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    to have a lot of something to deal with They're up to their eyeballs in work.
    eyeball to eyeball (with somebody)
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    very close to somebody and looking at them, especially during an angry conversation, meeting, etc. The protesters and police stood eyeball to eyeball. an eyeball-to-eyeball confrontation
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