Definition of fisheye in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈfiSHˌī/


1 (also fisheye lens) A wide-angle lens with a field of vision covering up to 180°, the scale being reduced toward the edges.
Example sentences
  • Camera two would employ a fisheye lens with a 170 degree view.
  • The documentary showcases cast interview clips shot in extreme closeup through a fisheye lens.
  • The use of a fisheye lens briefly creates a fishbowl world as the father balances his daughter on his shoulders as they walk along the railroad tracks.
2US informal A suspicious or unfriendly look: Wally gave him the fisheye
More example sentences
  • Scott gave us both a fisheye.
  • The Boss passes over a page of paper and I give it the old fisheye.

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Syllabification: fish·eye

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