bug-eyed

[buhg-ahyd]
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adjective

with bulging eyes, as from surprise or wonderment; astonished.

Nearby words

  1. bufotoxin,
  2. bug,
  3. bug light,
  4. bug off,
  5. bug out,
  6. bug-juice,
  7. bugaboo,
  8. bugaku,
  9. bugaloo,
  10. buganda

Origin of bug-eyed

An Americanism dating back to 1920–25; bug1 + eyed

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