Definition of slit-eyed in English:



  • Having long, narrow eyes, or eyes narrowed by squinting.

    ‘he gave me a slit-eyed look’
    ‘she stared, slit-eyed, down the length of the gun’
    • ‘‘Don't start without me,’ he said, grinning slit-eyed at Harkol.’
    • ‘Then, her eyes fell back into that scowl, that evil little slit-eyed look, trying to be somewhat intimidating and still failing.’
    • ‘Lempicka, with helmet and gauntlets, but over-lipsticked, has her eye on the road in slit-eyed girlish triumph.’
    • ‘She glared at the old woman through a slit-eyed gaze, keeping her mouth closed to refrain from showing her teeth.’
    • ‘And two armored knights with slit-eyed helmets lashed out at each other with leaden swords (carefully shadowed by other dancers to make sure they didn't fall off the stage).’
    • ‘With slit-eyed weasels like that running around, who needs the the competition?’
    • ‘Kelch's blue eyes widened for a moment before crunching up in a slit-eyed glare.’
    • ‘‘I can't,’ I lied, unsure of why I lied only that it slid off my tongue like so many slit-eyed snakes.’
    • ‘The baseball cap with the brim turned to the popular position, the slit-eyed glance, the vulpine lope - weak and comical creatures.’
    • ‘Stock villains tend to be swarthy, towel-headed terrorists or slit-eyed, buck-toothed guerrillas.’
    • ‘For me ‘the strong, silent type’ conjures up images of slit-eyed Clint Eastwood, mumbling a few well chosen syllables before dispatching some low-life to oblivion with his enormous gun.’
    • ‘The feldspar statue keeps intent, slit-eyed watch over a tomb.’