The phrase apple of my eye refers to something or someone that one cherishes
above all others. According to The MacArthur Study Bible, Moses wrote it around
Sep 24, 2015 ... I do not understand how the phrase "apple of my eye" connotes affection. Where
and how did this phrase originate and how can it refer to ...
Meaning. Originally meaning the central aperture of the eye. Figuratively it is
something, or more usually someone, cherished above others.
www.urbandictionary.com/define.php?term=apple of my eye
Top Definition. apple of my eye. One's favorite person; the one you love most. In
Old English, the pupil of the eye (the round, dark center) was called the 'apple'.
idioms.thefreedictionary.com/apple of my eye
Definition of apple of my eye in the Idioms Dictionary. apple of my eye phrase.
What does apple of my eye expression mean? Definitions by the largest Idiom ...
It is used multiple times in the King James Bible (for example, Psalm 17: 8 and
Proverbs 7: 2), and this is how the phrase has been immortalized. However, in ...
It means "someone or something that is most cherished/valued/favourite". Now, to
understand the link between the idiom and its meaning, we need to travel back ...
Jun 10, 2010 ... Fruit of the Look? Dear Word Detective: What does “the apple of my eye” mean?–
Beth. This is an interesting question for two reasons.
Mar 19, 2014 ... I take it you know what we mean when we call someone the "apple of my eye." It
means someone who is precious, someone cherished.
Apple of one's eye definition, something or someone very precious or dear: His
new baby girl was the apple of his eye. See more.