cast a sheep's eye

Like this video? Subscribe to our free daily email and get a new idiom video every day!

cast a sheep's eye

To give a sideways glance or a suspicious look. When I tried to feed the baby something new, she cast a sheep's eye at it and then tried to smack it out of my hand. Miss Stevens cast a sheep's eye at me when I complimented her outfit, but I really did think that she looked nice!
See also: cast, eye