wide-awake

[wahyd-uh-weyk]
adjective
1.
fully awake; with the eyes wide open.
2.
alert, keen, or knowing: a wide-awake young woman.
noun
3.
Also called wide-awake hat. a soft, low-crowned felt hat.
4.
the sooty tern.

Origin:
1810–20

wide-awakeness, noun


2. watchful, vigilant; sharp, quick, astute.
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wide-awake
 
adj
1.  fully awake
2.  keen, alert, or observant
 
n
3.  Also called: wide-awake hat a hat with a low crown and very wide brim
 
'wide-a'wakeness
 
n

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