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.
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open-eyed

adj
1. with the eyes wide open, as in amazement
2. watchful; alert
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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"
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open-eyed

adjective
Vigilantly attentive:
Idiom: on the ball.
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Translations

open-eyed

[ˌəʊpnˈaɪd] ADJcon los ojos abiertos; (= amazed) → con ojos desorbitados
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