bright eyed bushy tailed

bright-eyed

[brahyt-ahyd]
adjective
1.
having bright eyes.
2.
alertly eager.
Idioms
3.
bright-eyed and bushy-tailed, alertly eager; full of energy and enthusiasm: Get a good night's sleep so you'll be bright-eyed and bushy-tailed in the morning.

Origin:
1585–95

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bright-eyed
 
adj
1.  eager; fresh and enthusiastic
2.  informal bright-eyed and bushy-tailed keen, confident, and alert

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