Definition of eyelid in English:

eyelid

Syllabification: eye·lid
Pronunciation: /ˈīˌlid
 
/

noun

  • Each of the upper and lower folds of skin that cover the eye when closed.
    More example sentences
    • You may develop loose folds of skin on the upper eyelids and deep creases on the lower lids.
    • In some cases, hanging skin over the upper eyelid can be removed to restore peripheral vision.
    • There are a number of procedures used to restore the function of the upper eyelid but the lower eyelid is often ignored.

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