starry-eyed

[ stahr-ee-ahyd ]
/ ˈstɑr iˌaɪd /

adjective

overly romantic or idealistic: He was a starry-eyed dreamer.

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Origin of starry-eyed

First recorded in 1900–05
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British Dictionary definitions for starry-eyed

starry-eyed

adjective

given to naive wishes, judgments, etc; full of unsophisticated optimism; gullible
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