pop-eyed


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pop-eyed

mod. alcohol intoxicated, with bulging eyes. What’s he been drinking? He’s pop-eyed as hell.
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Moments later, Fabricio Coloccini headed towards a knot of Newcastle supporters pop-eyed with despair.
Passing a barber's shop straight out of the 1950s, I see a man turn to his barber with the same pop-eyed gaze I saw on the alabaster figure at the museum.
Magic Show": When our mare made a foal/appear from nowhere,/the geldings went pop-eyed,/galloping back and forth/along the fenceline,/bucking, shaking their manes,/stamping and whinnying for more.
It's luxury with a sense of humour," says Tally, gesturing to the piece she's wearing that day - a grinning, pop-eyed frog.
Pop-eyed madman John Hutton, James Purnell, the one who looks like an early Sixties bookies runner, David Silly-Billy Band, two-dinners Charles Clarke, Dr John Reid (whose vicar on Earth, Frank Roy, has just walked out on the Glenrothes by-election - I see he obviously wasn't told the mutiny was off), Soho nightclub bouncer AlanMilburn and all the others who intended to take over the post-mutiny bridge have been left looking like the cut-throat rascals that they are.
There, they bopped and rocked and squeezed each other with indelicate hands and pop-eyed innocence, as the stone floor trembled to the guitars on the arched stage.
Always struck against the threat of marginalization and powerlessness, black pride--whether Ali's showmanship and snarling pop-eyed theatrics or in the zen-like meditative depths of Jabbar--is always grace asserted against pressure, identity salvaged from the depths of anonymity, and hope shaped from the oppressive stuff of despair.
Despite being pop-eyed and not exactly a glamour girl, Bette ( who loathed the French pronunciation and insisted on being called Betty ( always gave a riveting performance.
In Gansberg's hands, pop-eyed right-wingers like Victor McLaglen become villains in a comic opera, but Ronald Reagan is a more mercurial and unsettling case.
Again, inevitably, Lucy ends up pop-eyed - and no one could do pop-eyed better than Lucy - after gulping down a couple of bottles of the alcohol-based cure.
Since then he has made more films than he can recall, stole the show as singing innkeeper Thenardier in Les Miserables, won an Olivier Award for another musical smash, Sweeney Todd, and starred in recent telly hits Between The Sheets (playing the owner of a lapdancing club) and New Tricks, where Alun's pop-eyed, obsessive detective Brian Lane maintains a mesmerising struggle to stay sane.
If instead, Vertegaal doesn't establish eye contact with the little pop-eyed gizmo on his desk, an answering machine kicks into gear.
Ulysses Everett McGill (George Clooney), a pop-eyed, pomade-abusing conflation of Clark Gable and George Brent's worst acting tics, has convinced fellow prisoners Pete (Coen regular John Turturro) and Delmar (actor-director Tim Blake Nelson) to jump the road crew and head home with him to retrieve a stash of stolen cash - before the Tennessee Valley Authority floods over the hiding place.
FORGET Tim Henman, dismiss the pop-eyed, teenage Serb Jelena Dokic.
Their sea-bottom aliens ended up looking like the pop-eyed, big-headed aliens from outer space.