if looks could kill

[ if looks-kood kil ]

  1. (used to remark on an obviously disgusted, disapproving, or angry look from someone): If looks could kill, his scowl would have slain the manager on the spot.She didn’t say anything—but if looks could kill, I’d be dead right now.

Origin of if looks could kill

First recorded in 1710–20

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