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Definition of "argus-eyed" [argus-eyed]

  • Ever vigilant. (adjective) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "argus-eyed" in a sentence
  • "I prefer to be good because it is good to be good, rather than because I can't be bad because some argus-eyed old frump won't let me have a chance to be bad."
  • "He's managed to run a presidential campaign -- he hopes the Dems will nominate Edwards and the GOP Thompson, so he can have the center all to himself in running as a self-financed independent -- without arousing the slightest bit of skepticism from the argus-eyed national press."
  • "She had rehearsed that little speech over and over on her way to school; but, as usual, when she came to say it to this argus-eyed teacher, she juggled her pronouns so thoroughly that no one could have been sure just what she did mean."