eye-popper

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eye-popper

1. Something that is very surprising. The phrase refers to how the eyes tend to widen when one is surprised. A: "Wow, these results are really an eye-popper." B: "I know, I didn't expect the experiment to turn out like this."
2. A very attractive woman. You said my date would be pretty, but dang—she's an eye-popper!

eye-popper

1. n. something astonishing. (Alludes to the comical view of eyes bulging outward in surprise or amazement.) What an eye-popper of a story!
2. n. a very good-looking woman or girl. Isn’t that foxy lady an eye-popper?
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The Iron Man edition of the Acer Swift 3 is an eye-popper. It's well designed for both Marvel fans and those who are not so much.
An eye-popper is the main dome, which is one of the largest in the world.
An eye-popper. Here, said his fans, is a future Gold Cup winner.
A written premium increase of $192,447,000 was an eye-popper. In 2006, the written premium increased to a total of $725,754,000.
9/11 Press for Truth is a well-crafted expose that will be an eye-popper to many Americans who still believe that the 9/11 Commission Report issued in 2004 represents the culmination of an exhaustive, good-faith effort by federal authorities to get to the bottom of what went wrong and how it was that this devastating attack so easily overcame our nation's defenses.
It's an eye-popper and show-stopper--just what advertising should do.
If any old bird could afford to grow an eye-popper of a tail, then abundant cheating would destroy the value of the signal.
We found infallibility a bust unless you hit a home run, i.e., something irrefutable and an eye-popper to boot.
The makeup is spartan, save for an eye-popper of an orange background, but site manager Matt Logan of Webcontent says this is deliberate.