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

     

    wide-eyed

     adjective
    adjective
    BrE
     
    ; NAmE
     
    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