look daggers at (one)

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look daggers at (one)

To glare at someone very angrily, spitefully, or disdainfully. I noticed the bride looking daggers at the best man as he started making vulgar jokes during his speech.
See also: dagger, look

look daggers at someone

Fig. to give someone a dirty look. Tom must have been mad at Ann from the way he was looking daggers at her. Don't you dare look daggers at me! Don't even look cross-eyed at me!
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look daggers at someone

LITERARY
If someone looks daggers at you, they stare at you in a very angry way. Christabel stopped combing her hair and looked daggers at Ron. Note: Verbs such as stare and shoot are sometimes used instead of look. Mr. Trancas was grinning, while the other man stared daggers at him. Dede shot daggers at her adversary until she was out of sight.
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look daggers at

glare angrily or venomously at.
The expression speak daggers is also found and is used by Shakespeare's Hamlet in the scene in which he reproaches his mother.
See also: dagger, look

look ˈdaggers at somebody

look at somebody very angrily but not say anything: He looked daggers at her across the room when she mentioned his divorce.
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look daggers at

To glare at angrily or hatefully.
See also: dagger, look
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At the club, Sandy notices two girls looking daggers at one another and it isn't long before one of the girls, Tina (Vivienne Russell), lies bleeding at Jasmine's feet.