Eyelid - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈaɪlɪd|  American pronunciation of the word eyelid
Brit.  |ˈʌɪlɪd|  British pronunciation of the word eyelid

noun

- either of two folds of skin that can be moved to cover or open the eye (syn: lid, palpebra)

Examples

the upper eyelid of the left eye

Japan slipped from past to present without, you might say, batting an eyelid.

They started talking about sex, but she didn't bat an eyelid.

Word forms

noun
singular: eyelid
plural: eyelids
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