1. Often Offensive Affected with exotropia.
a. Having large bulging eyes, as some fish.
b. Having eyes wide-open and glaring, as in anger.
3. Having an eye with a light-colored iris or white or opaque cornea.
4. Slang Intoxicated; drunk.
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