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English definition of “bright-eyed and bushy-tailed”

bright-eyed and bushy-tailed

eager and happy : He always leaps out of bed bright-eyed and bushy-tailed.Feeling pleasure and happinessTaking pleasure in something
(Definition of bright-eyed and bushy-tailed from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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