- marked by bulging, staring eyes: a young boy popeyed with excitement.
Origin of popeyed
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Examples from the Web for popeyed
But no, the guard of a half hour before was staring, popeyed, at the sheaf of bills.The Silent Alarm
Roy J. Snell
He fell back sitting on the bed, pulling the popeyed bravo toward him so that his good knee pressed into the Sordello's chest.The Saracen: The Holy War
As the doors opened, he ran past a popeyed subway guard, up the stairs and into the street.Forever
Charley is squat of figure, short neck, popeyed, and has white hair.
- having bulging prominent eyes
- staring in astonishment; amazed
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