blauäugig

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

blau +‎ Auge +‎ -ig. Used metaphorically to mean "innocent, naive" because newborns often have blue eyes.

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blauäugig (comparative blauäugiger, superlative am blauäugigsten)

  1. blue-eyed
  2. (figuratively) innocent; naive, starry-eyed
    Es ist blauäugig, allen Versprechen der Politiker zu glauben.
    It's naive to believe all the politicians' promises.

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