Definition of eye-watering in English:

eye-watering

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adjective

  • 1Causing the eyes to water: eye-watering Scotch bonnet chillies
  • 2(Especially of a figure or amount) extremely high or large: an eye-watering 22% rise in business rates eye-watering pre-tax losses of £38.5 million

Derivatives

eye-wateringly

adverb
[as submodifier]: his eye-wateringly expensive divorce settlement

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