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pie-eyed

1. Staring in awe, disbelief, or amazement with one's eyes wide open. We sat pie-eyed on the curb watching our home burn to the ground. Everyone was pie-eyed as the celebrity strolled into our store.
2. slang Extremely drunk, especially to such a degree as to have lost control of one's faculties. He just sat at the bar for the whole night getting pie-eyed. Working in a 24-hour fast food restaurant in the middle of the city, you get pretty used to pie-eyed idiots coming in at all hours of the evening looking for junk food.

pie-eyed

1. mod. wide-eyed with amazement. He didn’t cry out. He just stood there pie-eyed.
2. mod. alcohol intoxicated. We’ve got a pie-eyed bus driver. I want to get off!
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