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One thing that I think never goes out of style is just purity. Niceness and purity. And the Muppets have never lost that. Kermit especially is just wide-eyed wonder, unblinking. And he can't blink. Which I think probably helps.
Jason Segel

Meaning of "wide-eyed" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF WIDE-EYED

wide-eyed play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF WIDE-EYED

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Wide-Eyed is an adjective.
The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES WIDE-EYED MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of wide-eyed in the English dictionary

The definition of wide-eyed in the dictionary is innocent or credulous.


WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE WIDE-EYED

wide boy
wide open
wide receiver
wide-angle lens
wide-awake
wide-awake hat
wide-awakeness
wide-bodied
wide-body
wide-brimmed
wide-mouthed
wide-open
wide-ranging
wideband
widely
widen
widener
wideness
widening
wideout

WORDS THAT END LIKE WIDE-EYED

bleary-eyed
blue-eyed
bright-eyed
bug-eyed
clear-eyed
cross-eyed
eagle-eyed
eyed
four-eyed
glassy-eyed
goggle-eyed
green-eyed
misty-eyed
one-eyed
open-eyed
red-eyed
sad-eyed
sharp-eyed
slant-eyed
starry-eyed
wild-eyed

Synonyms and antonyms of wide-eyed in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «WIDE-EYED»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «wide-eyed» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of wide-eyed

Translation of «wide-eyed» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF WIDE-EYED

Find out the translation of wide-eyed to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of wide-eyed from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «wide-eyed» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

朴实的
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

ingenuo
570 millions of speakers

English

wide-eyed
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

व्यापक आँख
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

واسعة العينين
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

широко раскрытыми глазами
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

ingênuo
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

অতিসরল
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

naïf
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Bermata luas
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

naiv
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

世間知らずの
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

눈이 휘둥그래진
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Wide-eyed
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

mắt to
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

பரந்த ஐட்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

रुंद-डोळे
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

masum
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

ingenuo
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

szeroko otwartymi oczami
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

широко розкритими очима
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

cu ochii mari
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

ανοικτομάτης
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

grootoog
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

storögda
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

storøyd
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of wide-eyed

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «WIDE-EYED»

The term «wide-eyed» is quite widely used and occupies the 48.646 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «WIDE-EYED» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about wide-eyed

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9 QUOTES WITH «WIDE-EYED»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word wide-eyed.
1
Pam Brown
Kittens are wide-eyed, soft and sweet. With needles in their jaws and feet.
2
Richard Holbrooke
I'm not a wide-eyed imperialist who wants to see Americans manning outposts all over the world. Not outposts to freedom in the cold war cliche, but islands of stability and seas of ethnic strife. That is not what anyone should feel comfortable seeing Americans doing.
3
Sam Hunt
I was pretty gung-ho about music and pursuing that and figuring that whole thing out, so I was wide-eyed and ready to go when I moved to Nashville. I never looked back.
4
Mary, Crown Princess of Denmark
The world is so different for a child, waking in the mornings, wide-eyed and ready to take it all in.
5
Anna Maxwell Martin
I was always a show girl. My parents were wonderful. There wasn't a lot going on where we lived, but they ferried me to classes and competitions all over the place. When I was 12, I came to London as a finalist in a singing competition and I was completely wide-eyed.
6
Toks Olagundoye
Having a sweet, wide-eyed, awkward character is more charming and allows for more range. If you come from anger, you're going to reach a ceiling very quickly.
7
Jason Segel
One thing that I think never goes out of style is just purity. Niceness and purity. And the Muppets have never lost that. Kermit especially is just wide-eyed wonder, unblinking. And he can't blink. Which I think probably helps.
8
Don Yaeger
Jamie Moyer was in his third year as a major league pitcher and was, by his own admission, still wide-eyed, watching everything going on around him and soaking it in. He paid particular attention to older teammates on his Chicago Cubs squad, hoping to emulate habits that had allowed those veterans to extend their careers.
9
Andrew Zuckerman
Listening and being curious and wide-eyed in the world, I think, is what allows us to move forward, progress, evolve and learn and alter our behavior and become more self-aware. I think that listening is kind of what it's all about.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «WIDE-EYED»

Discover the use of wide-eyed in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to wide-eyed and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Wide Eyed
Stories of urban Los Angeles colored by the mythic imagery of Shakespeare and Grimm's fairy tales.
Trinie Dalton, Dennis Cooper, 2005
2
Wide-Eyed and Legless: Inside the Tour de France
In this long-awaited new edition of Wide-Eyed and Legless, now widely regarded as a classic, Connor describes what it takes to compete, survive and win during those 26 days of gruelling effort.
Jeff Connor, 2011
3
Anime and Philosophy: Wide Eyed Wonder
In these stories about monsters, robots, children, and spirits who grapple with the important questions in life we find insight crucial to our times: lessons on morality, justice, and heroism, as well as meditations on identity, the soul, ...
Josef Steiff, Tristan Tamplin, 2013
4
Wide Eyed and Blind
This is his first collection of poetry, all of the work in this collection was written between 1998 and 2002. The entire book is available to read in preview.
Faolcu O'Gealach, 2005
5
Wide-eyed Wanderers: A Befuddling Journey from the Rat Race ...
Californian Rich and his Mexican wife Amanda quit cushy jobs and said goodbye to lives that felt just a little too sealed-for-their-own-protection.
Richard Ligato, Amanda Bejarano Ligato, 2005
6
Wide Eyed
A remote fishing village in Scotland seems the perfect place for Betsy Gillander to abscond for a few days with her fiancé.
Ruaridh Nicoll, 2012
7
With A Certain Wide-Eyed Look: none
none Doug Hodges. to follow scripture to follow His whispers to follow the universe as it unfolds... I, as one of God's creatures, am truly blessed and give Thee thanks this new morning! 4/10/13 “They are new every morning” - Lamentations ...
Doug Hodges, 2013
8
Wide-eyed in medialand: a broadcaster's journey
Memoirs of a prominent British journalist, who was born and got his start in Belfast.
Denis Tuohy, 2005
9
The wide-eyed wonder years: a mommy guide to the preschool daze
This book offers solutions to all your preschool puzzles, from birthday parties to overbearing in-laws. It's an essential tool for cheering on your wide-eyed, wonder-filled kid!
Lorilee Craker, 2006
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First You Hear Thunder: Coming of Age and Being Wide-Eyed in ...
Wally Donovan is an unmotivated student until he becomes involved in the civil rights movement. He becomes a teacher and from there forms his ideas about politics and what the 60's will mean historically.
T. J. Donnelly, 2010

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «WIDE-EYED»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term wide-eyed is used in the context of the following news items.
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Colorado theater shooter's dad remembers wide-eyed smirk
Months later, Robert Holmes recalled that look when his son flashed a wide-eyed smirk in a jail booking photo after opening fire on the audience in a darkened ... «Las Vegas Sun, Jul 15»
2
Pampers Commercial Shows Babies' Wide-Eyed Poo Faces in Slow …
The hilarious video shows clips of newborns giving wide-eyed "poo faces" either sitting in their crib, buckled up in a car seat, or just hanging out with mom and ... «Us Magazine, Jul 15»
3
Britain Beneath Your Feet, episode one, review: 'wide-eyed and …
Our host was nothing if not enthusiastic, but this was television wide-eyed and empty of brain. Everything, to coin a phrase, was awesome. • What's on TV tonight ... «Telegraph.co.uk, Jul 15»
4
Turner: Aldon 'wide-eyed, all ears' with ex-49ers LB Haley
"He seems to be wide-eyed and all ears when Charles is around and rightfully so," Turner told the team's official website. "Here's a guy who is going into two Hall ... «Comcast SportsNet Bay Area, Jul 15»
5
Scott Disick ignores 'drunken meet and greet' as he pulls wide-eyed
Appearing to make fun of the recent rumours he's back on the booze, Scott pulled a wide-eyed grin as he posed in front of the cameras - scaring everyone. «Mirror.co.uk, Jun 15»
6
Bernie Sanders, The Wide-Eyed Pragmatist
Bernie Sanders, the wide-eyed socialist running for president in 2016, just happened to produce one of the few -- and perhaps the largest -- bipartisan legislative ... «Huffington Post, Jun 15»
7
Wide-eyed Sarfaraz Khan recalls his maiden tryst with IPL
Wide-eyed Sarfaraz Khan recalls his maiden tryst with IPL. After the first few matches of the season, which he spent on the bench there was a fear that his IPL ... «The Indian Express, May 15»
8
Vicky Pattison remains wide-eyed and pouting as feud with Chloe …
But the Geordie Shore star has demonstrated that it's a lot more difficult for someone to return the favour and ruffle hers. Which is why the brunette beauty was as ... «Mirror.co.uk, May 15»
9
Wide-eyed small school enjoying 'surreal' experience playing NCAA …
Fairfield had never played in an NCAA softball tournament, so the selection show Sunday was, well, new. Everyone cheered when their name appeared and it ... «AL.com, May 15»
10
Wide-eyed lawmakers tour toxic waste dump that threatens Lake …
Some who visited the property were wide-eyed as they emerged from vans and looked across the landscape. In addition to the vast areas where old burial pits ... «The State, Apr 15»

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