popeyed


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Synonyms for popeyed

with eyes or mouth open in surprise

having bulging eyes

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Watts: a popeyed, linen-suited white man, wearing a clown's red nose and pulling a trolley on which his black wife rides icily silent and dressed as the Queen of Sheba.
These columns seem to have frothed up a Republican senator from the great state of New Hampshire, who actually got upon the Senate floor the other day, all fuming and red-faced and popeyed and gulping, to denounce us by name and to accuse us of taking orders from one of his colleagues with whom he is currently feuding.
Whereupon his father, a small man with a face of horsey length and a melancholy, popeyed, lopsided look, trembled his hands and feet like a roach trembling its wands and made his rough awakening.
Though Allison Janney injects popeyed humor into her character's regal self-satisfaction, Brenda Blethyn infuses not an ounce of fun into her matronly monument to spite and envy.
Cartoon faces adorn the gallery's facade: a black man with a huge afro and goatee floats over a popeyed 'toon kid, his mouth an astonished oval under his red cap.
Let's just take the movie's chief comic relief, the popeyed, brainless Jar Jar Binks, who is, apparently, a black man in frog face.
Below the name, there is a popeyed caricature affixed with brittle, yellowed cellophane tape.
The family finally reaches Jefferson, where Addie is buried, Darl is taken without warning to the insane asylum, and Anse acquires a new wife, "duck-shaped" and popeyed.