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. Whenever Tess lifted her head she beheld always the great upgrown straw-stack, with the men in shirt-sleeves upon it, against the gray north sky; in front of it the long red elevator like a Jacob's ladder, on which a perpetual stream of threshed straw ascended, a yellow river running uphill, and spouting out on the top of the rick.
I trained my binoculars along the beam of the spotlight and high above us, in the crook of a branch, was a saucer-eyed creature with orange fur, hanging upside down by its toes, eating leaves.
class="MsoNormalThe first time she gave birth to a premature, stillborn litter in front of the TV in the living room, as cats will do, with saucer-eyed little girls watching in horror and weeping for help.
In a career that spanned seven decades, the saucer-eyed, raspy-voiced musical-comedy star never shook her association with the role of matchmaker Dolly Levi in the 1964 musical "Hello Dolly!" or gold digger Lorelei Lee in Anita Loos' "Gentlemen Prefer Blondes."
As the saucer-eyed devotee made her tentative approach, Newman--a celebrity who didn't much enjoy being one--would mumble to his friend, "Here comes someone for an autograph."
The cutest are Porgs, saucer-eyed mewling creatures with plump, puffin-like bodies that are mainly on hand for easy laughs.
<B John Lewis's advert tell the tale of a friendship that develops between the saucer-eyed 'Moz the Monster' and his seven-year-old host Joe
Making it a hat-trick of performances with Disney On Ice - Silver Anniversary Celebration, we were accompanied by my seven-year-old daughter and her best friend - both of whom were dressed as princesses (naturally) and were saucer-eyed at the sights and sounds of the glittering Disneybranded stalls dotted around the arena.
A nightmare moment | Comprised of interviews and hokey re-enactments, the film features eight people who report feelings of being frozen as they drift off to sleep, a sensation followed by visions of red-eyed monsters, saucer-eyed aliens and 'shadowmen'.
Though Zemeckis follows a more linear trajectory--spending the better part of the pokey first hour in Paris, where Philippe falls for street musician Annie (saucer-eyed Canadian actress Charlotte Le Bon) and enlists her photographer friend Jean-Louis (Clement Sibony)--"The Walk" shares the white-knuckle sense that the World Trade Center performance must be executed with the precision of a bank heist.
A saucer-eyed, turbaned cartoon Mohammed stares at me onscreen from the bright green front page of the latest, post-shooting edition of Charlie Hebdo (January 14, 2015).
This film has great imagery thanks to those saucer-eyed paintings, but it's also this harrowing story of a woman deceived by her husband.