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dewy-eyed

[doo-ee-ahyd, dyoo-] /ˈdu iˌaɪd, ˈdyu-/
adjective
1.
romantically naive or credulous; sentimental, innocent, and trusting:
dewy-eyed, aspiring young actresses.
Origin
1935-1940
1935-40
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British Dictionary definitions for dewy-eyed

dewy-eyed

adjective
1.
naive, innocent, or trusting, esp in a romantic or childlike way
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