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  • as infull of beans
  • as inperky
  • as inwide-awake

synonyms for bright-eyed and bushy-tailed

  • full of ginger
  • full of pep
  • full of piss and vinegar
  • full of vitality
  • peppy
  • vivacious
  • zingy
  • bouncy
  • bright
  • bubbly
  • cheerful
  • cheery
  • jaunty
  • lively
  • sunny
  • active
  • alert
  • aware
  • brisk
  • buoyant
  • gay
  • in fine fettle
  • spirited
  • sprightly
  • vivacious
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How to use bright-eyed and bushy-tailed in a sentence

His nose was hooked and rather large, his eyes were blue, bright as steel, and set a trifle wide.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
While Benjy sat contemplating this creature, and wondering what was to be the end of it all, a bright idea occurred to him.
THE GIANT OF THE NORTHR.M. BALLANTYNE
She also practises etching, pen-and-ink drawing, as well as crayon and water-color sketching.
WOMEN IN THE FINE ARTS, FROM THE SEVENTH CENTURY B.C. TO THE TWENTIETH CENTURY A.D.CLARA ERSKINE CLEMENT
"She used to be so well—so bright," said Angela, who also appeared to have the desire to say something kind and comfortable.
CONFIDENCEHENRY JAMES
As the bright glow of a little cascade of sparks pierced the darkness, a voice in our rear called sharply: "Hands up!"
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
No law of that country must exceed in words the number of letters in their alphabet, which consists only in two-and-twenty.
GULLIVER'S TRAVELSJONATHAN SWIFT
She turned her bright eyes, with their dilated pupils, slowly away from his, and looked down over the river.
BELLA DONNAROBERT HICHENS
Louis turned on him a countenance, in which all that Wharton had conjured up in that noble soul, shone bright in the moon-light.
THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
Robinson looked at him suspiciously as he took it, and the animals eyed him with evident distrust.
DAVY AND THE GOBLINCHARLES E. CARRYL
Punch gathered himself together and eyed the house with disfavour.
KIPLING STORIES AND POEMS EVERY CHILD SHOULD KNOW, BOOK IIRUDYARD KIPLING
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WORDS RELATED TO BRIGHT-EYED AND BUSHY-TAILED

  • bright-eyed and bushy-tailed
  • full of ginger
  • full of pep
  • full of piss and vinegar
  • full of vitality
  • peppy
  • vivacious
  • zingy
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.