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English definition of “dewy-eyed”


adjective     /ˌdjuː.iˈaɪd/ US  /ˌduː-/
having eyes that are wet with tears because you feel emotional : dewy-eyed nostalgia Naive and trustingInexperienced (of people) not knowing about unpleasant things and having no experience of life : a dewy-eyed bride dewy-eyed innocence Inexperienced (of people)Naive and trusting
(Definition of dewy-eyed adjective from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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