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doe-eyed

Syllabification: doe-eyed
Pronunciation: /ˈdōˌīd
 
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Definition of doe-eyed in English:

adjective

Having large, gentle, dark eyes: portraits of doe-eyed young girls
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  • ‘I feel bad for Sy,’ he tells his doe-eyed mother.
  • The star is typically a perky, doe-eyed female in a high school uniform.
  • After a romantic daydream (not of love but of adventure) and blinking, the doe-eyed girl hugged her books to her bosom and proceeded to him with a pale face.

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