pop-eyed


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pop-eyed

[ˈpɒpˈaɪd] ADJ (permanently) → de ojos saltones or desorbitados
they were pop-eyed with amazementse les desorbitaron los ojos con el asombro
they looked at me pop-eyedme miraron con los ojos desorbitados
References in classic literature ?
In the center of the chamber was a long table, and before it sat a little, pop-eyed old man counting his money; but, plainest of all, I saw upon the wall a great switch with a small magnet inlaid within the surface of its black handle.
However, oddly smirking deer, pop-eyed perch, scary-looking ducks and moth-eaten bearskin rugs inhabit the opposite end of the universe from the incredible animal creations we saw in the Springfield Convention Center.
Because this study (which is a serious study, undertaken by a proper university) underpins earlier research which panned another received wisdom - that hours spent in the gym or out running were of no more cardio-vascular benefit than cycling really, really fast, for some 90 seconds, three times a week, or doing any puffed-out-to-the-absolute-max activity of your choice (where "puffed out" means proper panting, sweating, pop-eyed exhaustion).
She has her hands outstretched in the crucifixion pose, another nod to Goya, and with a similar pop-eyed expression.
With its pop-eyed windows, like blown glass, the building seems to breathe.
Top of the list is to arrive panting at the lavatory door, knock-kneed, pigeon-toed and pop-eyed, wrestling with the top button on your trousers, only to find the last strip of tissue has deserted its post on the roll.
The flight attendant turned, took one pop-eyed look, and shrieked, "Whose cat is this !"
Otherwise, go for the obvious - Robert Newton's pop-eyed Silver with a real Bristol pirate accent in the 1950 Disney version - or have a laugh at Muppet Treasure Island with Billy Connolly as Billy Bones and a furry blue Blind Pew wearing two eye patches.
It shows a Berlin street full of people in various uniforms, all staring pop-eyed at a man in a suit.
I won't spoil the surprise but the ride is enchanting and will leave small children pop-eyed (and some adults, too).
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The chance to gaze pop-eyed at roaming wildlife including zebras, wildebeest, elephants (Africa's biggest herd), buffalo, giraffes and those endangered rhinos.