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adjective star·ry–eyed \ˈstär-ē-ˌīd\

Simple Definition of starry–eyed

  • : having hopes and desires that are not realistic or practical

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of starry–eyed

  1. :  regarding an object or a prospect in an overly favorable light; specifically :  characterized by dreamy, impracticable, or utopian thinking :  visionary


First Known Use of starry–eyed


Rhymes with starry–eyed

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a feeling of fear that causes hesitation

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