have stars in eyes


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have stars in (one's) eyes

1. To have an overly idealistic or optimistic outlook, usually regarding one's hopes for success. I doubt she'll actually become a famous actress—she just has stars in her eyes.
2. To have an interest in film or theater and all things related to it. Ever since Tim saw that Broadway play, he's had stars in his eyes.
See also: eye, have, star
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

have stars in (one's) eyes

To be dazzled or enraptured, as with romantic love.
See also: eye, have, star
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
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