round-eyed


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round-eyed

adj
another word for wide-eyed
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
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"
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Translations

round-eyed

[ˈraʊndˈaɪd] ADJ & ADV to look at sb round-eyedmirar a algn con los ojos desorbitados
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

round-eyed

[ˌraʊndˈaɪd] adj (fig) → con gli occhi sbarrati
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
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.
It is difficult to believe that Charley (round-eyed still, and not at all grammatical) is married to a miller in our neighbourhood; yet so it is; and even now, looking up from my desk as I write early in the morning at my summer window, I see the very mill beginning to go round.
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.
For several generations, Paquita had been suspected as one of the models for Luna's stunning "La Bulaqueaa." That portrait of a round-eyed beauty at one time graced Malacaaang but can now be enjoyed for all to see at the Philippine National Museum.
Hong Kong has the best street bazaars and night markets that can reduce tourists into round-eyed shoppers.