fox eye

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foxeye (plural fox eyes)

  1. (chiefly in the plural) An type of eye associated with East Asian people, characteristically narrow, slanted, or upturned.
    • 2010, Anchee Min, Pearl of China, first U.S. edition, →ISBN, page 5:

      When NaiNai was in her prime, she had a slender figure, a sweanlike neck, and a pair of fox eyes with both ends tilted up.
    • 2012, Lesley Downer, The Samurai’s Daughter, Corgi edition, published 2013, →ISBN, page 132:

      Nobu glimpsed a porcelain face, camellia lips and slanted fox eyes []
    • 2019 January, Deb Jannerson, “Worst-Case Scenario”, in Obra/Artifact, volume 6, page 26:

      She stared past the hastily dyed hair, past the freckle-shielding makeup, and into the girl’s sunken fox eyes.

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