round-eyed


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round-eyed

adj
another word for wide-eyed
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.round-eyed - exhibiting childlike simplicity and credulity; "childlike trust"; "dewy-eyed innocence"; "listened in round-eyed wonder"
naif, naive - marked by or showing unaffected simplicity and lack of guile or worldly experience; "a teenager's naive ignorance of life"; "the naive assumption that things can only get better"; "this naive simple creature with wide friendly eyes so eager to believe appearances"
2.round-eyed - having large round wide-open eyes
eyed - having an eye or eyes or eyelike feature especially as specified; often used in combination; "a peacock's eyed feathers"; "red-eyed"
Translations

round-eyed

[ˈraʊndˈaɪd] ADJ & ADV to look at sb round-eyedmirar a algn con los ojos desorbitados

round-eyed

[ˌraʊndˈaɪd] adj (fig) → con gli occhi sbarrati
References in classic literature ?
A good roguish thing is also the long silence, and to look, like the winter-sky, out of a clear, round-eyed countenance:--
Thou snow-bearded, silent, winter-sky, thou round-eyed whitehead above me
crayon enlargements' often seen in farm-house parlours, the subject being a round-eyed baby in short dresses.
In the sitting room she found waiting for her a round-eyed, flushed-faced boy, who began to speak at once.
The lions he met were well-fed, perhaps, or the very boldness of the strange creature which invaded their domain so filled them with surprise that thoughts of attack were banished from their minds as they stood, round-eyed, watching his approach and his departure.
She rose to her feet and gazed upon him, round-eyed.
MAJOR FITZ-DAVID'S visitor proved to be a plump, round-eyed overdressed girl, with a florid complexion and straw colored hair.
asked Belinda, round-eyed with surprise, adding, "But seriously, like my own mother used to say, 'If you're going to be doing things for others with thanks in mind, you might have a long wait ahead of you'.
Part science-fiction story about living forever and part bloodbath depicted in reds and grays with Shiga's round-headed, round-eyed characters, the plot revolves around Jimmy's efforts to successfully commit suicide.
My children, raised in the "kind words" philosophy beloved of us over-anxious parents were round-eyed with wonder at how you can say such "rude words".
These mummies are not Asian-looking, but rather light-skinned, round-eyed, long-nosed, red- and blond-haired men, women, and children.