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Deep-eyed   Listen
adjective
deep-eyed  adj.  Having eyes set well behind the brow; characteristic of the bony face of a cadaver.
Synonyms: hollow-eyed, sunken-eyed.






Collaborative International Dictionary of English 0.48








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"Deep-eyed" Quotes from Famous Books



... where i' the world is all this wonder, you detail so trippingly, espied? My mirror would reflect a tall, thin, pale, deep-eyed personage, pretty once, it may be, doubtless still loving—certain grace yet lingers if you will—but all this ...
— Life of Robert Browning • William Sharp

... a child might have been like that—or Antigone with the doom on her, or perhaps Elektra. No, I expect Elektra took after her mother: red-haired girl, I fancy. But there you are. She was a lovely, solemn, deep-eyed, hag-ridden goose. Not a word to say—thought mostly of pudding. I found that out by supposing that she thought of me. Then I was piqued, and we parted. I suppose she's vast now, and glued to an upper window-ledge with her great eyes peering through a slat in the shutter. Living ...
— Love and Lucy • Maurice Henry Hewlett



Words linked to "Deep-eyed" :   lean, hollow-eyed, sunken-eyed, thin



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