side–eye

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noun \ˈsīd-ˌī\
variants: or less commonly

side eye

Definition of side–eye

  1. :  a sidelong glance or gaze especially when expressing scorn, suspicion, disapproval, or veiled curiosity <The guy who stole your heart as the class clown can seem like just a clown out of his original context, like when people are giving him side-eye for cracking lame jokes in the hostess line. — Lauren Panariello> —often used with the < … the singular focus on results washes away concerns about getting the side-eye from a colleague judging you for not being in your cubicle … — The Chicago Tribune>

side–eye

verb, transitive + intransitive <She wears clothes that would have Kerry Washington's Olivia Pope side-eyeing in envy. — Kevin Fallon>

1797

First Known Use of side–eye

1797


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