open-eyed

adjective
\ ˌō-pən-ˈīd How to pronounce open-eyed (audio) \

Definition of open-eyed

1 : having the eyes open
2 : carefully observant : discerning

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First Known Use of open-eyed

1565, in the meaning defined at sense 2

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The first known use of open-eyed was in 1565

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opener

open-eyed

open-faced

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“Open-eyed.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/open-eyed. Accessed 6 Jul. 2022.

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