SYNONYMS FOR wide-awake
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Origin of wide-awake
OTHER WORDS FROM wide-awakewide-a·wake·ness, noun
How to use wide-awake in a sentence
The email appears to have been a relatively common attempt to gain personal information from a wide range of unwitting victims.
Sprawled on chaise lounges with their knees high in the air and their legs spread wide.Powerful Congressman Writes About ‘Fleshy Breasts’|Asawin Suebsaeng|January 7, 2015|DAILY BEAST
An escort who goes by the name of “Tommy” has experienced a wide variety of female clients.Career-Minded Women Turn to Male Escorts For No-Strings Fun and (Maybe) Sex|Aurora Snow|January 3, 2015|DAILY BEAST
But instead of just quietly releasing a statement through a publicist, she broadcasted her anger far and wide.Jennifer Lawrence’s Righteous Fury Says Everything We Wanted to Say|Kevin O’Keeffe|December 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Now half-awake, we need all the help we can get in understanding our situation.
In cross-section the burrows varied from round (three inches in diameter) to oval (three inches high and four inches wide).Summer Birds From the Yucatan Peninsula|Erwin E. Klaas
Her eyes, for a moment, fixed themselves with a horrid conviction of a wide and nameless treachery.The Pastor's Fire-side Vol. 3 of 4|Jane Porter
The streets here are rather wide for an Italian city but would be deemed intolerably narrow in America.Glances at Europe|Horace Greeley
His nose was hooked and rather large, his eyes were blue, bright as steel, and set a trifle wide.St. Martin's Summer|Rafael Sabatini
As usual the dinner was recherché, for the Pandemonium chef enjoyed a world-wide reputation.The Pit Town Coronet, Volume I (of 3)|Charles James Wills
British Dictionary definitions for wide-awake
adjective (wide awake when postpositive)
Derived forms of wide-awakewide-awakeness, noun
Idioms and Phrases with wide-awake
Fully awake; also, very alert. For example, He lay there, wide awake, unable to sleep, or She was wide awake to all the possibilities. The wide in this idiom alludes to the eyes being wide open. [Early 1800s]