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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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At the other extreme, pie-eyed optimists believe the lack of congressional gusto is attributed to the unspoken done-deal status for North Little Rock's selection.
Propped up on either side by fellow Pogues Jem Finder and Spider Stacey, Shane looked every inch the pie-eyed poet laureate of myth, a man whose Herculean levels of drinking had defied medical science and led to many a wild night spent, not only on the tiles, but hanging precariously from the guttering.
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He somehow managed to blag hottie actress Billie Piper during her pie-eyed Piper days and has also somehow managed to convince TV bigwigs he's the cutting edge of live telly despite a face only a balaclava could love.
If you're celebrating the foodie holiday in the capital then you're best visiting one of these pie-eyed gems...
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Then one day an American of military bearing named Joe McGill came into the Ye Hole, and it turned out that he had once been Remayne's rival in love, and the whole truth came out and McGill kept saying "No hard feeling though, bud," and actually got Remayne pie-eyed. The former Burtonwood serviceman was eventually sent packing, and Remayne cryptically sobbed: "All our yesterdays!
Yet despite being custard based, the drink is guaranteed to get you pie-eyed.
Pie-eyed: It's British Pie Week and Terry Laybourne's Broad Chare pub at Newcastle Quayside is among only a few restaurants that are hand-making pork pies.
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MOTORISTS and pedestrians may be pie-eyed in Denby Dale over the next few weeks.
They finally snapped and cast out the pie-eyed priest after pleas to bishops to get rid of him fell on deaf ears.
Quite what revolting mixture of bunny's lettuce leaves was filched from the Glassonbury rabbit hutch over the last few days I shudder to think and, while everyone else was getting quietly pie-eyed, our hero will have been sipping Chateau l'Eau du Mendip.
No books from them about how things have got better, because they are too busy getting pie-eyed in Ibiza.
Sarah Reeves Merrin Jennifer Love Hewitt Maguire Johnathon Schaech J.B Diego Serrano Romy Jennifer Garner Cecilia Pauley Perrette Joss Gina Ravera I don't want to be the Marcia Brady of the new millennium!" declares a petulant Sarah Reeves Merrin (aka Jennifer Love Hewitt) toward the end of the pie-eyed pilot of Hewitt's notoriously troubled "Party of Five" spinoff "Time of Your Life." OK, Jen, you win.