Wide-eyed - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |aɪd|  American pronunciation of the word wide-eyed
Brit.  |ˌwʌɪdˈʌɪd|  British pronunciation of the word wide-eyed

adjective

- exhibiting childlike simplicity and credulity (syn: childlike, dewy-eyed, round-eyed, simple)
- (used of eyes) fully open or extended (syn: wide)

Examples

At that time, I was still a wide-eyed youngster.

He stood there wide-eyed at the appalling scene.

...they were experts at that bunco, having fleeced wide-eyed tourists for years...

...a wide-eyed look that is indicative of his constant curiosity...

...caught the child's wide-eyed stare on film...

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