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1. eyelid

noun. ['ˈaɪˌlɪd'] either of two folds of skin that can be moved to cover or open the eye.

Synonyms

  • cilium
  • eyelash
  • lash
  • palpebra
  • optic
  • lid
  • eye
  • protective fold
  • oculus

Antonyms

  • untie
  • effector
  • inattention

Etymology

  • eye (English)
  • lid (English)
  • hlid (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Rhymes with Eyelid

  • goldschmid
  • grandkid
  • grandkid
  • katydid
  • outbid
  • outdid
  • overdid
  • underbid

How do you pronounce eyelid?

Pronounce eyelid as ˈaɪˌlɪd.

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Sentences with eyelid


1. Adjective
Look for the eyelid shape over the pupil and the slit's orientation.

2. Verb, base form
Gently pull your lower eyelid away from the irritated eye while looking in the mirror.

3.
Noun, plural
Apply an eye-shadow base to your
eyelid and then generously apply a wash of eye shadow over the lid.

4.
Noun, singular or mass
Sweep the color across your
eyelid** and into the crease.

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