boss-eyed

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj boss-eyed (British informal) cross-eyed
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Usage

In literature:

Ah, well, you've made me smart enough now, you boss-eyed old cow, you!
"Stage-Land" by Jerome K. Jerome
Finally, second try, the boss glued his eye on me.
"Working With the Working Woman" by Cornelia Stratton Parker
You've rode the Lazette trail a heap, too, Patches," he said, "when your boss was hittin' red-eye.
"The Range Boss" by Charles Alden Seltzer
Suddenly, while the two key-logs were not yet half cut through, the trained eye of the Boss detected a settling near the top of the jam.
"The Backwoodsmen" by Charles G. D. Roberts
Williams eyed his boss critically.
"Money Magic" by Hamlin Garland
The whole village was eying the boss on his way to spark a stenog.
"The Cup of Fury" by Rupert Hughes
After this I wish you'd keep your eyes open for this section boss.
"Calumet 'K'" by Samuel Merwin
Only I've watched the boss following her around with his eyes ever since we came here to work.
"The Long Day" by Dorothy Richardson
Between the scantlings that penned Simon into his part of the lean-to, the section-boss spied two glowing eyes.
"The Plow-Woman" by Eleanor Gates
Carleton, sitting at his desk, looked up and eyed the wrecking boss coolly for a minute.
"The Night Operator" by Frank L. Packard
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In poetry:

Asleep on your back in a haunted house
And dreaming of rats with bobbed hair
Fighting boss-eyed bulls and knock-kneed cows
Puts the wind up Devil-May-Care.
"Devil May Not Care" by Billy Bennett
In the middle of the floor in his cane bottomed chair
Is the boss of the board, with eyes everywhere;
Notes well each fleece as it comes to the screen,
Paying strict attention if it's taken off clean.
"Click Go The Shears, Boys" by Anonymous Oceania
And on another battleship that sailed out from Japan
The boss of all the engineers, you’ll find another man
With flaming hair and eyes like steel, and he is six-foot three—
His name is Jock McNogo, and a fearsome Jap is he.
"Those Foreign Engineers" by Henry Lawson

In news:

DA BOSS… Squid oozed behind the lettuce curtain the other day to see who (since Cuddly Hero of the Masses Dennis Donohue seems determined to step out of the public eye) is gunning for the Salinas mayor's race.
Two career jewel thieves in the Chicago Outfit, who are among the mob's most prolific pilferers, have been arrested again-- this time eyeing the home of their former boss, according to a federal complaint filed Friday afternoon.
'Bosses' scribe Michael Markowitz aboard as pic eyes 2013 debut.
CBS News' Boss Hired Private Eye To Source Memos.
Charges eyed for ex- Blackwater boss.
Fired because her voice made boss' 'eyes bleed '.
Charges eyed for ex-Blackwater boss .
Billabong's US Boss Eyes Parent Company Buyout .
Charges eyed for ex-Blackwater boss.
But apart from the income bump, what Chepe "Guero" Orozco notices is that his bosses now make eye contact with him.
Virgin boss Richard Branson shuns PowerPoint in favor of conversation and eye contact.
New Porsche boss Matthias Muller stops absently stirring his coffee and fixes his piercing blue eyes on me: "Definitely not," he snaps.
It started with a song "I Got Bitches," and now there's "Nasty Boss" and "Doo Doo Eyes" and "Scuba Dive".
In the movie, which includes several gay characters, Ritter plays Otis, a closeted teen with eyes for his boss (Steve Coogan).
Zoë Lukas of Whipped Bakeshop (636 Belgrade St.), armed with the best eye in the biz, has whipped up created these boss 76ers cookies ahead of our team's matchup with the Boston Celtics in Game 4 of the Eastern Conference semis tonight.
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