roll (one's) eyes

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roll (one's) eyes

To turn one's eyes upward or around in a circle, usually as an expression of exasperation, annoyance, impatience, or disdain. Don't you roll your eyes at me, young lady! You will finish your homework this instant, or you can kiss your weekend goodbye! I just rolled my eyes as my dad told another one of his corny jokes.
See also: eye, roll
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Gagne, who usually relishes the kind of marquee showdown that would have been produced by pitching to Bonds, didn't argue, didn't grimace, didn't so much as roll his eyes.
Comments like these cause Hackett to roll his eyes, especially when Paterno said he might not have scheduled the contest if he knew how good USC was supposed to be.
When Toledo met Texas coach John Mackovic at midfield at the game's merciful end, the Longhorns coach could only roll his eyes heavenward.
But when I told the waiter at the brasserie my nieces didn't want any meat or butter, merci, he was the first of many servers to roll his eyes in disbelief, implying, ``This is Paris, not Pasadena