wide-eyed

[ wahyd-ahyd ]
/ ˈwaɪdˌaɪd /

adjective

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

QUIZZES

HEED THE VOX POPULI, AND TAKE THIS WORD OF THE DAY QUIZ!

Test your memory on these verbal firecrackers from the week of June 29 to July 5!
Question 1 of 7
anchorite

Origin of wide-eyed

First recorded in 1850–55
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

Example sentences from the Web for wide-eyed

British Dictionary definitions for wide-eyed

wide-eyed

adjective

innocent or credulous
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012