lower one's eyes

Definition of lower one's eyes

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

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  to look sullen :  frown

    :  to be or become dark, gloomy, and threatening

  1. :  frown

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

    :  southern

    :  less advanced in the scale of evolutionary development

  1. :  to move down :  drop

    :  diminish

    :  to let descend :  let down

eyeplay 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

    :  the nearly spherical usually paired hollow organ of sight in vertebrates that is filled with a jellylike material, is lined with a photosensitive retina, and is lodged in a bony orbit in the skull

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

  1. :  to fix the eyes on :  look at

    :  contemplate, consider

    :  to watch or study closely

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