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Pronunciation: /ˈwaɪdˈaɪd/

Translation of wide-eyed in Spanish:


  • 1.1 (innocent, naive) he looked at her wide-eyed la miró con cara de inocente a couple of wide-eyed peasants un par de campesinos ingenuos 1.2 (surprised, shocked) he stared at her in wide-eyed amazement se quedó mirándola boquiabierto or con ojos como platos

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