Translation of eyeball in Spanish:


Pronunciation: /ˈaɪbɔːl/


  • [Anatomy/Anatomía] globo (masculine) ocular to meet eyeball to eyeball with sb [colloquial/familiar] enfrentarse cara a cara con algn to be up to one's eyeballs in sth estar* hasta aquí de algo [colloquial/familiar] I'm up to my eyeballs in work estoy agobiada or hasta aquí de trabajo (before noun/delante del nombre) an eyeball-to-eyeball confrontation un cara a cara
    More example sentences
    • The surgeon uses a wire speculum to retract the eyelids to expose the eyeball.
    • Instead it was a mixture of lips, eyelids, eyeballs, nostrils, udders, spare skin, throat, larynx and so forth.
    • The orbit is a socket for the eyeball, muscles, nerves, and vessels that are necessary for proper functioning of the eye.

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

  • (American English/inglés norteamericano) mirar de arriba a abajo

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