a roving eye

roving eye

A propensity to be unfaithful to a romantic partner. Mary dumped Luke after discovering that he had a roving eye.
See also: eye, roving

a roving eye

a tendency to flirt or be constantly looking to start a new sexual relationship. informal
See also: eye, roving
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She never married him as it turned out he had a roving eye.
Now the emphasis has shifted to a kind of rebus aesthetic, in which various visual clues must be read by a roving eye that actively pieces together a possible story, like panels from a comic strip rearranged into inventive formal configurations.
Martha marries an abusive younger man with a roving eye and a habit of spending his days at the Rose Crown.