Definition of hawk-eyed in English:
1Having very good eyesight.
- With keen hawk-eyed vision, he spied his next target.
1.1Watching carefully; vigilant: a hawk-eyed policeman saved the lives of dozens of shoppers
More example sentences
- Jack was watching the proceedings, hawk-eyed.
- The hawk-eyed Food and Drug Administration deems lung - a common ingredient in haggis - to be unfit for human consumption.
- The wing entrance was particularly in need of cleaning but hawk-eyed members of the team were also disappointed with the quality of furniture and linen in some wards.
vigilant, observant, alert, eagle-eyed, sharp-eyed;
on the alert, on the lookout, with one's eyes peeled
informalnot missing a trick, on the ball
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