Definition of wide-eyed adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˌwaɪd ˈaɪd//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˌwaɪd ˈaɪd//
    Surprise, Fear
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  1. 1with your eyes fully open because of fear, surprise, etc. She stared at him in wide-eyed amazement. See related entries: Surprise, Fear
  2. 2having little experience and therefore very willing to believe, trust or accept somebody/something synonym naive
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: wide-eyed