wide-eyed


wide–eyed

adjective \ˈwīd-ˈīd\

: having your eyes wide open especially because of surprise or fear

: having or showing a lack of experience or knowledge

Full Definition of WIDE-EYED

1
:  having or marked by unsophisticated or uncritical acceptance or admiration :  naive <wide–eyed innocence>
2
:  having the eyes wide open especially with wonder or astonishment

First Known Use of WIDE-EYED

1838

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