Definition of pinkeye in English:


Syllabification: pink·eye
Pronunciation: /ˈpiNGkˌī


  • 1Conjunctivitis in humans and some livestock.
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    • By her own admission, she's already given everyone pink eye.
    • Touching your eye with germy fingers is a great way to get a cold or nasty eye infection such as pink eye.
    • So far I've managed to avoid getting pink eye and head lice.
  • 2A viral disease of horses, symptoms of which include fever, spontaneous abortion, and redness of the eyes.
    • The virus belongs to the genus Arterivirus
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    • Pink eye in horses is more serious than in humans and can easily lead to blindness.
    • The horse disease known as "pink eye" has at last reached this city, and is causing the street railroad company especially a great deal of inconvenience.
    • The medicine is successfully used with quick healing results for Pink Eye and conjunctivitis in horses and cattle.

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