- having the eyes wide open, as from fright or wonder
- Having the eyes wide-open, as in infatuation, wonder, or grief: “Didn't she have a hundred moon-eyed ninnies after her in Texas?” (Zane Grey).
- Able to see well at night.
(comparative more moon-eyed, superlative most moon-eyed)
- having wide open eyes
- His moon-eyed gaze was disarming and mysterious