wandering/roving eye

Definition of wandering/roving eye

  1. :  a tendency to look at and have sexual thoughts about other people while already in a romantic relationship His wife wasn't willing to tolerate his wandering eye.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  characterized by aimless, slow, or pointless movement: such as

    :  that winds or meanders

    :  not keeping a rational or sensible course :  vagrant

  1. :  not restricted as to location or area of concern

    :  capable of being shifted from place to place :  mobile

    :  inclined to ramble or stray

  1. :  a slightly twisted roll or strand of usually textile fibers

  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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feeling or affected by lethargy

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