Definitions

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

  • adjective Having the eyes completely opened, as in wonder.
  • adjective Innocent; credulous.

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

  • adjective Having large or wide-open eyes.
  • adjective by extension Astonished or surprised.

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

  • adjective exhibiting childlike simplicity and credulity
  • adjective (used of eyes) fully open or extended

Etymologies

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

wide + eye

Examples

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.