oeillade

[ œ-yad ]
/ œˈyad /

noun, plural oeil·lades [œ-yad]. /œˈyad/. French.

an amorous glance; ogle.

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British Dictionary definitions for oeillade

oeillade
/ (ɜːˈjɑːd, French œjad) /

noun

literary an amorous or suggestive glance; ogle

Word Origin for oeillade

C16: from French, from oeil eye, from Latin oculus + -ade as in fusillade
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