wide-awake[ wahyd-uh-weyk ]SEE DEFINITION OF wide-awake
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR WIDE-AWAKE
You can't hope to slink past a cunning, wide-awake, evil brute like he was.
He's the most observing, wide-awake fellow I ever knew since I came up from the South.
By this time Frank was wide-awake, with every sense aroused.
Then she sprang from her cosy nest, wide-awake and full of courage.
It made them realize that a wide-awake aggregation was in town.
All at once he found himself aroused and wide-awake as ever.
It was not only wide-awake and intelligent; it was something more.
He did not quite know, for he felt that though he was wide-awake he could not think as he should.
“The Government are too wide-awake to allow you to do that,” he observed.
The Dictator looked fresh, bright, wide-awake, and ready for anything.
RELATED WORDS AND SYNONYMS FOR WIDE-AWAKE
- handling with kid gloves
- keeping on one's toes
- on guard
- on the lookout
- on the qui vive
- thinking twice
- walking on eggs
- watching one's step
- watching out