Definition of heavy-eyed in English:

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Appearing tired or sleepy: an elderly man with a deep-lined, heavy-eyed face
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  • She was still thinking of it when he came down to breakfast, heavy-eyed and tremulous.
  • She looked heavy-eyed when she got up the next morning, and Lord Elham was quick to pick up the traces of her disquiet.
  • A heavy-eyed young girl regards us with a momentary speculation, and we get a whiff of foul language from two boys on the kerb.

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