make eyes at

idiom

informal
: to look at (someone) in a way that shows sexual attraction
Some guy was making eyes at her from across the room.

Examples of make eyes at in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Girls swoon over rock stars, and boys make eyes at movie stars and Playboy magazines. Washington Post, 1 Apr. 2022 However, this Mulan doesn’t cut her hair, gain a talking dragon guardian or make eyes at a hunky army general. Carly Mallenbaum, USA TODAY, 5 Sep. 2020

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“Make eyes at.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/make%20eyes%20at. Accessed 25 Feb. 2024.

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