wide-eyed

[ wahyd-ahyd ]
/ ˈwaɪdˌaɪd /

adjective

with the eyes open wide, as in amazement, innocence, or sleeplessness.

Nearby words

  1. wide-angle glaucoma,
  2. wide-angle lens,
  3. wide-area network,
  4. wide-awake,
  5. wide-body,
  6. wide-open,
  7. wide-ranging,
  8. wide-screen,
  9. wide-spreading,
  10. widebody

Origin of wide-eyed

First recorded in 1850–55

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British Dictionary definitions for wide-eyed

wide-eyed

adjective

innocent or credulous
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