saucer-eyed


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Adj.1.saucer-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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By degrees the freshest among them began to grow cadaverous and saucer-eyed.
From an adult's point of view, the film hews to most of the conventions of Japanese animation, with cute sidekick creatures, saucer-eyed child protagonists and truly fearsome-looking villains.
AS a schoolboy, Phil Elwell watched the screen saucer-eyed at the old Atlas picture palace, as a Hollywood movie transported him far from the cold streets of Stechford to a magical world.
And even if you're totally immune to the Aah factor of those saucer-eyed, button-nosed "adorable little bundles of fun" as Martin Clunes' commentary describes them, you were a baby once yourself, so you can also enjoy this programme on the more selfish grounds that it's all about you.
Saucer-eyed Amanda Seyfried plays Sophie, who works as a fact-checker for a famous magazine called The New Yorker.
The saucer-eyed, pensive Farrokh is a gem of a find, genuinely conveying dignity, joy and sadness in the role of the film's pint-size hero.
They're saucer-eyed cuties who look like real-life Furbies.
For another, his way of beguiling Katya and her watchful, saucer-eyed son is a mixture of seduction and menace, especially when he begins demonstrating for Sanya what it means to be a man.
Apparently , none other than saucer-eyed Lord Of The Rings hottie Elijah Wood was there, out celebrating the release of his new movie, Everything Is Illuminated.
The saucer-eyed actress plays Jill, a waitress who, a year before, escaped the evil clutches of a serial killer.
Our favourite saucer-eyed waster is off the crack cocaine and this week he's taken up all kinds of other unlikely hobbies to burn up his new-found energy.
it's been one disaster after another for its saucer-eyed star Amanda Seyfried.