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bright-eyed

[brahyt-ahyd] /ˈbraɪtˌaɪd/
adjective
1.
having bright eyes.
2.
alertly eager.
Idioms
3.
bright-eyed and bushy-tailed, alertly eager; full of energy and enthusiasm:
Get a good night's sleep so you'll be bright-eyed and bushy-tailed in the morning.
Origin of bright-eyed
1585-1595
First recorded in 1585-95
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British Dictionary definitions for bright eyed and bushy tailed

bright-eyed

adjective
1.
eager; fresh and enthusiastic
2.
(informal) bright-eyed and bushy-tailed, keen, confident, and alert
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