Bat her eyelashes - Idioms by The Free Dictionary
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bat (one's) eyelashes
To flirt with or feign romantic interest in someone, either by literally fluttering one's eyelashes or merely in general. Usually, but not exclusively, refers to women. She kept batting her eyelashes at me each time I talked to her, so I'm thinking of asking her out on a date. I like to bat my eyelashes at bartenders to see if I can get a drink or two for free.
ˌbat your ˈeyelashes/ˈeyes open and close your eyes quickly, in a way that is supposed to be attractive: There’s no use batting your eyelashes at me, young lady!
References in periodicals archive
She does a lot more than just bat her eyelashes
and smile coyly.
All she had to do was bat her eyelashes
and she had rose [sic] to the top of the opera world, opening the New York Metropolitan Opera's season with the idol of Saint Petersburg, Enrico Caruso.
Carys isn't desperately interested in money, she relies on her ability to whinge or bat her eyelashes
to obtain everything she desires in life.
In most cases, all a woman has to do is bat her eyelashes
at us and we go weak at the knees.
Carys will just smile prettily and bat her eyelashes
and the whole world will leap to do her bidding in the universal language that exists where cute girls are.