from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Having the eyes wide open, as in surprise.
  • adjective Watchful and alert.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • With eyes wide open, as in wonder or watchfulness; watchful; vigilant.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective With eyes widely open; alert to possible danger; watchful; vigilant.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective alert and vigilant

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective carefully observant or attentive; on the lookout for possible danger


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