Definition of cross-eyed in English:

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cross-eyed

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adjective

Having one or both eyes turned inward toward the nose, either from focusing on something very close, through temporary loss of control of focus, or as a permanent condition (convergent strabismus).
Example sentences
  • The condition of being cross-eyed is also called strabismus.
  • He concentrated harder and harder until he was cross-eyed, completely focused on the flame.
  • He dazedly hugged me back, his eyes a bit cross-eyed but beginning to focus.

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Syllabification: cross-eyed

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