Definition of Argus-eyed

1. Adjective. Having very keen vision. "Quick-sighted as a cat"




2. Adjective. Carefully observant or attentive; on the lookout for possible danger. "A watchful parent with a toddler in tow"
Exact synonyms: Open-eyed, Vigilant, Wakeful
Similar to: Alert, Watchful
Derivative terms: Vigilance, Vigilance, Wakefulness

Definition of Argus-eyed

1. Adjective. Ever vigilant. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Argus-eyed

argumentizes
argumentizing
argumentless
arguments
argumentum
argumentum ad Lazarum
argumentum ad etymologiam
argumentum ad fidem
argumentum ad nauseam
argumentum ad numerum
argumentum ad populum
argumentum ad verecundiam
argumentums ad hominem
argus
argus-eyed (current term)
argus pheasant
argus shell
arguses
argutation
argutations
argute
argutely
arguteness
argutite
argy-bargied
argy-bargies
argy-bargy
argy-bargying
argyle

Literary usage of Argus-eyed

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1. Lost Letters from Lesbos by Lucy McDowell Milburn (1902)
"... but Love himself is Argus- eyed," and shines with the brightness and beauty of the sun. It seems to me that Hesiod is quite right in counting Love the ..."

2. Some Brief Comments on Passing Events: Made Between February 4th, 1853, and by Mountstuart Elphinstone Grant Duff (1884)
"... argus-eyed to detect every opportunity of advancing the general weal, combining in itself all that is most solid in wisdom, mature in experience, ..."

3. Tarry at Home Travels by Edward Everett Hale (1906)
"Do not let argus-eyed Press deceive you here. argus-eyed Press has a knack of seeing the worst and making the most of it. If John Flaherty knock out his ..."

4. Studies and Observations in the School-room by Henry Elton Kratz (1907)
"How could the pupil, with eye studiously on book, conceal his mind-wandering from the Argus- eyed genius of the school-room? This argus-eyed teacher could ..."

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