Definition of 'eyelid'
Example sentences containing 'eyelid'
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I looked around the hall and saw eyelids drooping, heads slumped forward, the gentle purr of snoring from some quarters. Times, Sunday Times (2016)She may also be left with a drooping eyelid. The Sun (2011)We can tell between the two by checking the inside of your lower eyelid. The Sun (2016)Spray on closed eyelids for four hours of relief. The Sun (2013)Smaller procedures like eyelid surgery will also continue increasing in popularity next year. The Sun (2009)Behind the drooping eyelids and stubble lies the very faint trace of a smile. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Pale skin inside your lower eyelids is a sure sign that reserves of iron are running low. The Sun (2014)We could end up with saggy turkey necks too because extra sun will cause loose skin and baggy eyelids. The Sun (2012)It is thickest on our palms and soles, and thinnest on our lips and eyelids. Times, Sunday Times (2008)There are reports that they've ignited during minor eyelid surgery. The Sun (2015)Her own eyelids were drooping, but old habits died hard. SOMEDAY MY PRINCE (1999)But instead of the usual drooping eyelids, the atmosphere is electric. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Around the room, eyelids are drooping and the smiles are serene. Times, Sunday Times (2013)I could see the skin on my eyelid hanging down. The Sun (2015)Worn on your lips and eyelids, it will give any colour you put over it a proper punch. The Sun (2013)There are many possible explanations for this including an allergy, infection and inflammation of the skin of your eyelids. The Sun (2011)It means the cosmetic procedure is now the third most popular for men - behind nose jobs and eyelid surgery. The Sun (2010)His eyelids were so low that he seemed to be asleep where he stood; he could also conveniently avoid eye contact with anyone. Burning Bright (2007)Danlo could see this memory as an image just behind his closed eyelids, where points of red and blue light sparkled across his visual field. The Broken God (1993)Don't be tempted to stretch the skin of your eyelid tight: things you release it. Times, Sunday Times (2007)At night they lay on hard beds without pillows and, behind their closed eyelids, their unsettled thoughts ran in opposite directions. Times, Sunday Times (2009)
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Translations for 'eyelid'
British English: eyelid /ˈaɪˌlɪd/ NOUN
Your eyelids are the two flaps of skin which cover your eyes when they are closed.
- American English: eyelid
- Arabic: جَفْن
- Brazilian Portuguese: pálpebra
- Chinese: 眼皮
- Croatian: kapak
- Czech: víčko oční
- Danish: øjenlåg
- Dutch: ooglid
- European Spanish: párpado
- Finnish: silmäluomi
- French: paupière
- German: Augenlid
- Greek: βλέφαρο
- Italian: palpebra
- Japanese: まぶた
- Korean: 눈꺼풀
- Norwegian: øyelokk
- Polish: powieka
- European Portuguese: pálpebra
- Romanian: pleoapă
- Russian: веко
- Spanish: párpado
- Swedish: ögonlock
- Thai: เปลือกตา
- Turkish: göz kapağı
- Ukrainian: повіка
- Vietnamese: mí mắt
Definition of eyelid from the Collins English Dictionary
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