sheep's eyes


noun

shy, amorous, lovesick glances (usually preceded by make or cast): making sheep's eyes at the new girl in class.

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Origin of sheep's eyes

First recorded in 1520–30
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British Dictionary definitions for sheep's eyes

sheep's eyes

pl n

old-fashioned amorous or inviting glances
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