moon-eyed

adjective
\ ˈmün-ˈīd How to pronounce moon-eyed (audio) \

Definition of moon-eyed

: having the eyes wide open

First Known Use of moon-eyed

1790, in the meaning defined above

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“Moon-eyed.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/moon-eyed. Accessed 26 Jan. 2021.

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