starry–eyed

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adjective star·ry–eyed \ˈstär-ē-ˌīd\

Definition of starry–eyed

  1. :  regarding an object or a prospect in an overly favorable light; specifically :  characterized by dreamy, impracticable, or utopian thinking :  visionary

1824

First Known Use of starry–eyed

1824


STARRY–EYED Defined for English Language Learners

starry–eyed

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adjective star·ry–eyed \ˈstär-ē-ˌīd\

Definition of starry–eyed for English Language Learners

  • : having hopes and desires that are not realistic or practical

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