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pop-eyed

adjective uk   /ˈpɒp.aɪd/ us    /ˈpɑːp-/ informal
having your eyes wide open with surprise or excitement: The children were pop-eyed with excitement.
Translations of “pop-eyed”
in Chinese (Traditional) (因驚訝或激動)睜大眼睛的,瞪出眼睛的…
in Chinese (Simplified) (因惊讶或激动)睁大眼睛的,瞪出眼睛的…
(Definition of pop-eyed from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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