Origin of wild-eyed
Examples from the Web for wild-eyed
Gone are the wild-eyed revolutionaries in Donetsk and Luhansk, replaced by steely-eyed bureaucrats and seasoned combat veterans.
The wild-eyed young man had hopelessly tangled hair and wore rumpled baby-blue scrubs.
The madman stands in the psychiatric ward, wild-eyed and streaked with blood, his throat raked with deep scratches.Madbeth: Alan Cumming Plays Almost Every Role in “Macbeth” |Liesl Schillinger|April 23, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Then he jumped on Oprah's couch, recorded a wild-eyed video for Scientology and now we have Tom 2.0.
As Hawil is speaking, a pickup truck full of wild-eyed soldiers in green camouflage screeches through the base gates.
A wild-eyed thing that may once have been a man stared in horror at the fading light of the yellow star far astern.Turnover Point|Alfred Coppel
The young skipper, his red-brown uniform torn and dirty, looked at the Solar Guard captain with wild-eyed desperation.Stand by for Mars!|Carey Rockwell
A wild-eyed man from Montreal had rushed up to me in the office where I had a temporary desk.The Affable Stranger|Peter McArthur
"And a crazy, wild-eyed scheme at that," said Annixter gruffly.The Octopus|Frank Norris
He made a threatening gesture with the pistol at the wild-eyed Frenchman, from whose face all vestige of color had fled.The Bradys and the Girl Smuggler|Francis W. Doughty