bright-eyed

[ brahyt-ahyd ]
/ ˈbraɪtˌaɪd /

adjective

having bright eyes.
alertly eager.

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Idioms for bright-eyed

    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

First recorded in 1585–95
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British Dictionary definitions for bright-eyed

bright-eyed

adjective

eager; fresh and enthusiastic
bright-eyed and bushy-tailed informal keen, confident, and alert
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