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Definition of "eyestalk" []

  • A movable stalklike structure in certain crustaceans, such as crabs and shrimp, that bears an eye at the tip. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "eyestalk" in a sentence
  • "It was kind of laughable ... the eyestalk was a flashlight, lit bulb and all!)"
  • "There were many times when a hideous day (or month, or year) at the job felt a little better when I could look myself in the eye (using a mirror, as opposed to a prehensile eyestalk) and tell myself that at least I made my word quota."
  • "Like in Doomsday, eye to eyestalk with the Dalek ... she said, Do you get that?"
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