how to pronounce bullseye


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bullseye is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of bullseye in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… yeah in fact her initial bullseye to use …”

meanings of bullseye


  1. A convex glass lens which is placed in front of a lamp to concentrate the light so as to make it more conspicuous as a signal; also the lantern itself.
  2. The centre of a target, inside the inner and magpie.
  3. Any of the first postage stamps produced in Brazil from 1843.
  4. A hard striped peppermint-flavoured boiled sweet.
  5. The two central rings on a dartboard.
  6. A shot which hits the centre of a target.
  7. A £50 banknote.
  8. Thick glass set into the side of a ship to let in light.
  9. The central part of a crown glass disk, with concentric ripple effect.
  10. A hand-cancelled postmark issued by a counter clerk at a post office, typically done on a receipt for proof of mailing.


  1. A response to a totally accurate statement.
  2. A cry when someone hits the bullseye of a target.

bullseye frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word bullseye occurs in english on average 0.3 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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