give someone the glad eye

give someone the glad eye
informal, dated
look flirtatiously at someone.
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  • give someone the glad eye — give (someone) the glad eye British & Australian, old fashioned to look at someone in a way that makes it obvious that you are sexually attracted to them. I think you have an admirer. That man in the corner is giving you the glad eye …   New idioms dictionary

  • give the glad eye — give (someone) the glad eye British & Australian, old fashioned to look at someone in a way that makes it obvious that you are sexually attracted to them. I think you have an admirer. That man in the corner is giving you the glad eye …   New idioms dictionary

  • give the glad eye — {v. phr.}, {slang} To give (someone) a welcoming look as if saying come over here, I want to talk to you. * /I was surprised when Joe gave me the glad eye./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • give the glad eye — {v. phr.}, {slang} To give (someone) a welcoming look as if saying come over here, I want to talk to you. * /I was surprised when Joe gave me the glad eye./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • give\ the\ glad\ eye — v. phr. slang To give (someone) a welcoming look as if saying come over here, I want to talk to you. I was surprised when Joe gave me the glad eye …   Словарь американских идиом

  • glad eye — noun : a pleasant friendly glance : a welcoming glance giving the glad eye to voters of every persuasion C.L.Becker usually : a glance indicating sexual interest and usually intended to encourage sexual advances girls giving sailors the glad eye… …   Useful english dictionary

  • give the glad eye — verb look seductively at someone • Hypernyms: ↑look • Verb Frames: Somebody s somebody …   Useful english dictionary

  • eye — /aɪ / (say uy) noun (plural eyes) 1. the organ of sight or vision. 2. all the structures situated within or near the orbit which assist the organ of vision. 3. this organ with respect to the colour of the iris: blue eyes. 4. the region… …  

  • glad — adjective (gladder, gladdest) 1》 pleased; feeling pleasure.     ↘causing happiness: glad tidings. 2》 (often glad of) grateful. verb (glads, gladding, gladded) literary make happy; please. Phrases give someone the glad eye …   English new terms dictionary

  • glad — W3S2 [glæd] adj [no comparative] [: Old English; Origin: glAd bright, shining, happy ] 1.) [not before noun] pleased and happy about something glad (that) ▪ I m really glad I don t have to go back there again. ▪ We re so glad you came. glad to do …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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