Definition of bright-eyed and bushy-tailed in English:

bright-eyed and bushy-tailed

phrase

informal
  • Alert and lively.

    ‘he arrived bright-eyed and bushy-tailed at the studio’
    • ‘She's the most bright-eyed and bushy-tailed character.’
    • ‘After a night of girly fun, our bright-eyed and bushy-tailed guests scampered off.’
    • ‘I started high school bright-eyed and bushy-tailed.’
    • ‘The two walked off bright-eyed and bushy-tailed, I wandered outside alone.’
    • ‘I could see she was bright-eyed and bushy-tailed now, fully awake.’