meet the eye

(redirected from meets the eye)

meet the eye

To be visible or noticeable. Perhaps most commonly used in the saying "more than meets the eye." A: "Did I put up too many decorations?" B: "Well, they were the first thing to meet the eye!"
See also: eye, meet
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

meet the/your ˈeye(s)

be seen: A strange sight met our eyes.
See also: eye, meet
Farlex Partner Idioms Dictionary © Farlex 2017
See also:
References in periodicals archive ?
Logan, daughter of Wales football legend Terry Yorath, said she hopes it shows that there is "a lot more than meets the eye" with many players.
Summary: Washington DC [USA], Jun 03 (ANI): There are more benefits to a good night's sleep than what meets the eye. According to a recent study, when it comes to Children's health, it's not the quantity of sleep that matters, but the quality of it.
Twelfth Arab Robotics Competition meets the eye with some 350 participants eagerly displaying their inventions during the two-day event
More Than Meets The Eye: Revealing the Complexities of an Interpreted Education is the tenth volume in the 'Interpretation' series covering sign language interpreters and public schools.
THERE'S much more to this two-bedroom bungalow in Netherton than initially meets the eye.
BUDDING ARTIST There is more to painting than meets the eye I never seem to get it right now matter how I try mixing of the colours is a task in itself have I got it right I say to myself I apply paint to paper with a stroke here and there take a step back squint and stare It''s beginning to take shape or so it appears to me but a few strokes later and it''s become a mystery I get so frustrated when I lose my way maybe if I persevere I''ll get it right one day if only I could find that special technique then maybe I could do a painting that is unique.
In the end, there is perhaps less than meets the eye, but the complex tale of screwedup families and dark secrets is chillingly cool.
Coupons can be more complex than meets the eye. Attend a workshop to learn how to use them to maximize savings.
But going by his history, it seems there is more to him than meets the eye.
But Ella soon realises there is more to Nate than meets the eye. The Family Fang, Kevin Wilson, Picador, pounds 12.99 'Great art is difficult' - that's the motto of The Family Fang.
You'll learn why there is more to fruit and vegetable quality than meets the eye and how to handle fresh produce at home to maintain quality and safety.
We are not sure whether this is true, but we sure know the fact that Deepika doesn't walk out of projects once she likes the idea unless there is more to the story than meets the eye.
But that's to do her an injustice because, as this CD and DVD set recorded at London's 02 Arena shows, there's more to her than meets the eye. Backed by a superb session band, la Parton's setlist breaks boundaries from the celtic roots of Only Dreamin' through the country trill of The Grass Is Blue to the pure pop of 9 to 5.