open-eyed


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o·pen-eyed

(ō′pən-īd′)
adj.
1. Having the eyes wide open, as in surprise.
2. Watchful and alert.

open-eyed

adj
1. with the eyes wide open, as in amazement
2. watchful; alert
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.open-eyed - carefully observant or attentiveopen-eyed - carefully observant or attentive; on the lookout for possible danger; "a policy of open-eyed awareness"; "the vigilant eye of the town watch"; "there was a watchful dignity in the room"; "a watchful parent with a toddler in tow"
alert, watchful - engaged in or accustomed to close observation; "caught by a couple of alert cops"; "alert enough to spot the opportunity when it came"; "constantly alert and vigilant, like a sentinel on duty"

open-eyed

adjective
Vigilantly attentive:
Idiom: on the ball.
Translations

open-eyed

[ˌəʊpnˈaɪd] ADJcon los ojos abiertos; (= amazed) → con ojos desorbitados
References in classic literature ?
The spectral forms of the lost pack were all about him as he sang and ran in open-eyed dream; the violinist paused in surprise; the men poked the monkey leader of the monkey orchestra and whirled him about wildly raging on his revolving stool; and Johnny laughed.
mole, its pink, fleshy digits spread wide like oars; an open-eyed field
Men who look at women with a normal, open-eyed gaze are perceived to be more sincere and better partners.
The issue here is that Dubaians need to be more open-eyed to these issues.
Stephanie, 30, set up her one-stop equality shop Open-Eyed.
If the imagery of Goya and, less impressively, Victorian fairy painters like John Anster Fitzgerald looms large in the relatively transparent Ideas of Solution, 2005, with its discernible trio of menacing sprites scampering around the head of a recumbent but open-eyed figure, it manifests a malevolence now stripped of moral underpinning.