doe-eyed

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adjective \ ˈdō-ˌīd \

Definition of doe-eyed

:having large innocent-looking eyes

First Known Use of doe-eyed

1933


DOE-EYED Defined for English Language Learners

doe-eyed

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adjective

Definition of doe-eyed for English Language Learners

  • : having large eyes that make you look innocent


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