make sheep's eyes at

make sheep's eyes at
make sheep's eyes at look at in a foolishly amorous way.
Main Entry: sheep

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  • make sheep's eyes at — (someone) old fashioned to look at someone in a way that shows that you love them or are attracted to them. Ken s been making sheep s eyes at his ex girlfriend all night …   New idioms dictionary

  • make sheep's eyes at — To ogle ● eye …   Useful english dictionary

  • make sheep's eyes at someone — make sheep s eyes at (someone) old fashioned to look at someone in a way that shows that you love them or are attracted to them. Ken s been making sheep s eyes at his ex girlfriend all night …   New idioms dictionary

  • make sheep's eyes at —    to show sexual interest in (another)    Like the unintelligent staring of the wide eyed beast. In former times you might cast sheep s eyes at the object of your desire:     I have often seen him cast a sheep s eye out of a calf s head at you.… …   How not to say what you mean: A dictionary of euphemisms

  • make sheep's eyes at — look at someone in a very loving manner, make goo goo eyes at someone …   English contemporary dictionary

  • make sheep's eyes at — look at (someone) in a foolishly amorous way. → sheep …   English new terms dictionary

  • sheep's eyes —    (make)    to indicate sexual attraction in a look    The derivation is from the ophthalmic dilation of those seeking to attract the attention of a potential mate, which makes them look ovine:     Having had several glasses of beer, he now… …   How not to say what you mean: A dictionary of euphemisms

  • sheep's eyes — /ˈʃips aɪz/ (say sheeps uyz) plural noun 1. amorous or love sick glances. –phrase 2. make sheep s eyes at, to regard amorously …  

  • make sheep's eyes at someone — look at someone in a foolishly amorous way …   Useful english dictionary

  • sheep's eyes — shy, amorous, lovesick glances (usually prec. by make or cast): making sheep s eyes at the new girl in class. [1520 30] * * * …   Universalium

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