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wide eyed
Wide gauge
wide of the mark
wide open
wide open spaces
wide receiver
wide screen
wide wale
wide world
wide-angle
wide-angle lens
wide-awake
wide-body
wide-body aircraft
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widegrip pushup
widegut
Widely
widely distributed

wide-eyed definitions

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

adj
1: exhibiting childlike simplicity and credulity; "childlike trust"; "dewy-eyed innocence"; "listened in round-eyed wonder" [syn: childlike, wide-eyed, round-eyed, dewy-eyed, simple]
2: (used of eyes) fully open or extended; "stared with wide eyes" [syn: wide-eyed, wide]

Merriam Webster's

adjective Date: 1838 1. having or marked by unsophisticated or uncritical acceptance or admiration ; naive <wide-eyed innocence> 2. having the eyes wide open especially with wonder or astonishment

Collin's Cobuild Dictionary

If you describe someone as wide-eyed, you mean that they are inexperienced and innocent, and may be easily impressed. Her wide-eyed innocence soon exposes the pretensions of the art world. ADJ: usu ADJ n



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