romantically naive or credulous; sentimental, innocent, and trusting: dewy-eyed, aspiring young actresses.
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How to use dewy-eyed in a sentence
Mr. Latimer comes across as an honest, if perhaps an occasionally naïve and dewy-eyed observer.
However, the question of costs is less susceptible to dewy-eyed sentiment than the power of the reading experience.
dewy-eyed with shimmering hair,Maiden and lamb were a sight to see, For her pet was white as she was fair.The Book of Humorous Verse | Various
Lost from sight, both so snow-white were,And the lambkin adored the maiden wee, dewy-eyed with shimmering hair.The Book of Humorous Verse | Various
I'm remembering what a dewy-eyed little dove of a thing she is.Jane Journeys On | Ruth Comfort Mitchell
British Dictionary definitions for dewy-eyed
naive, innocent, or trusting, esp in a romantic or childlike way
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