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English noun: bull's eye

1. bull's eye (act) in target shooting: a score made by hitting the center of the target


SamplesIn repeated sets of five shots his numbers of bull's-eyes varied.


Broader (hypernym)score

2. bull's eye (location) the center of a target


Synonymsbull


Broader (hypernym)center, centre, midpoint


Part meronymmark, target

3. bull's eye (act) something that exactly succeeds in achieving its goal


SamplesThe new advertising campaign was a bell ringer.
Scored a bull's eye.
Hit the mark.
The president's speech was a home run.


Synonymsbell ringer, home run, mark


Broader (hypernym)success


Domain usagefigure, figure of speech, image, trope









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