Meaning of exophthalmic in English:


Pronunciation /ˌɛksɒfˈθalmɪk/


  • Having or characterized by protruding eyes.

    ‘Her mouth settles into a basket of grooves and lines when the smile fades, and her eyes are paler and duller than I remembered - and ever so slightly exophthalmic.’
    • ‘When I told my colleagues of my temporary residence, their reactions were universally exophthalmic, and, coupled with the police orders, this does not inspire one's confidence.’