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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Now Jennifer has broken her silence and insisted: "All I did was roll my eyes the same as everyone else in the audience, including Simon Cowell.
Of course, as an adult, I roll my eyes at such nonsense.
And although I'm quick to roll my eyes at Tammy Faye Bakker and would never vote for Pat Robertson, the evangelicals I knew--Southern Baptists, Presbyterians, a few Roman Catholics--weren't exotic yokels or extremists.