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Definition of "bright-eyed" []

  • Having bright eyes. (abbreviation)
  • Alert and eager. (abbreviation)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "bright-eyed" in a sentence
  • "Again, please know we're here, bright-eyed in the dark, ears perked for what ever slightest laugh of sigh you toss our way; you are the fire at cavern's entrance."
  • "In life, she appeared the antithesis of suicidal ideation: excellent grades, well-liked in school and community, babysitting neighbors' children, teaching Sunday School to three and four-year-olds her "tiny ones", bright-eyed when speaking, frequently, of her thoughtful plans for the future, mature beyond her years."
  • "For many, the relationship between work and identity comes to the foreground when they have kids and are asked by their bright-eyed progeny, "What do you do at work?""