French translation of 'wide-eyed'
1. (= with eyes open wide) aux yeux écarquillés
He was wide-eyed with astonishment. Il avait les yeux écarquillés de surprise.
2. (= naive) naïf/ïve
wide-eyed innocence candeur f
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Example Sentences Including 'wide-eyed'
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The government is all wide-eyed innocence when asked about this.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
When do they lose this wide-eyed innocence?Times, Sunday Times (2008)
Yet United are hardly wide-eyed innocents.The Sun (2012)
Both have long blonde hair, pouting lips and the look of wide-eyed innocence.The Sun (2008)
The tone of wide-eyed innocence is either refreshing or deeply cynical.The Sun (2014)
Do wide-eyed young men still exist?Times, Sunday Times (2015)
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Used Rarely. wide-eyed is in the lower 50% of commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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'wide-eyed' in Other Languages
British English: wide-eyed ADJECTIVE
If you describe someone as wide-eyed, you mean that they are inexperienced and innocent, and may be easily impressed.
This generation has lost a lot of its wide-eyed innocence.
Translation of wide-eyed from the Collins English to French Dictionary