: having or marked by unsophisticated or uncritical acceptance or admiration : naive <wide–eyed innocence>
: having the eyes wide open especially with wonder or astonishment
First Known Use of WIDE-EYED
Related to WIDE-EYED
- aw-shucks, dewy, dewy-eyed, green, ingenuous, innocent, naïf (or naif), primitive, simple, simpleminded, uncritical, unknowing, unsophisticated, unsuspecting, unsuspicious, unwary, unworldly, wide-eyed
- cosmopolitan, experienced, knowing, sophisticated, worldly, worldly-wise
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