lower one's eyes

Definition of lower one's eyes

:to look down
  • The shy young lady lowered her eyes when the man said something about her pretty gown.

Word by Word Definitions

lower play
  1. : to look sullen : frown

  2. : to be or become dark, gloomy, and threatening

  1. : frown

  1. : relatively low in position, rank, or order

  2. : southern

  3. : less advanced in the scale of evolutionary development

  1. : to move down : drop

  2. : to let descend : let down

  3. : to depress as to direction

eye play eyes
  1. : a specialized light-sensitive sensory structure of animals that in nearly all vertebrates, most arthropods, and some mollusks is the image-forming organ of sight

  2. : all the visible structures within and surrounding the orbit and including eyelids, eyelashes, and eyebrows

  3. : the faculty of seeing with eyes

  1. : to fix the eyes on : look at

  2. : contemplate, consider

  3. : to watch or study closely


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