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Having or characterized by protruding eyes.
- ‘When I told my colleagues of my temporary residence, their reactions were universally exophthalmic, and, coupled with the police orders, this does not inspire one's confidence.’
- ‘Her mouth settles into a basket of grooves and lines when the smile fades, and her eyes are paler and duller than I remembered - and ever so slightly exophthalmic.’
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.