dewy-eyed

adjective
\ ˈdü-ē-ˌīd How to pronounce dewy-eyed (audio) also ˈdyü- \

Definition of dewy-eyed

: naively innocent and trusting a dewy-eyed optimist

First Known Use of dewy-eyed

1938, in the meaning defined above

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“Dewy-eyed.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/dewy-eyed. Accessed 16 May. 2021.

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dewy-eyed

adjective

English Language Learners Definition of dewy-eyed

usually disapproving
: showing too much emotion
: young and innocent

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