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View synonyms for glad eye

glad eye

noun

, Informal.
  1. a friendly or interested glance, especially a flirtatious one.


glad eye

noun

  1. informal.
    an inviting or seductive glance (esp in the phrase give ( someone ) the glad eye )


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Word History and Origins

Origin of glad eye1

First recorded in 1910–15

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Example Sentences

We note that there is a strong cast in The Glad Eye which has made its appearance again.

I forget the anxious in my happy of that day, and turn with glad eye on Tãke Chan.

I shan't forget, to my dying day, that when you gave me the glad eye that time in the garden, you were making a fool of me.

I've given her the glad eye once or twice, but I guess there's nothing doing.

(She gives him the glad eye) Why didn't you kiss the spot to make it well?

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