give (someone) the stink eye

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give (someone) the stink eye

To make a facial expression of unreserved disgust, contempt, disapproval, distrust, or general ill will toward someone. Some guy across the bar has been giving me the stink eye since we came in. It must be something to do with my outfit. I must have done something wrong on Friday because the boss gave me the stink eye as soon as I came into work on Monday.
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