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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Actually, if that doesn't already sound implausible enough, Denzil discovers it's actually an ancient disembodied demon with a knack for possessing people that's responsible, while John Goodman and Donald Sutherland look on and resist rolling their eyes at the sheer bonkersness of it all.
And the poor kids are always rolling their eyes when I tell them to 'clunk click' when they get in the car.
They seem to think that closing the deal involves screeching, rolling their eyes and haranguing passers by.
Not only are your friends rolling their eyes when she brags about how much better her old school was, but she's insulting you, too.
But when you watch Najimy and Gaffney, bobbing their heads or rolling their eyes, finishing each other's sentences with the comic assuredness of practiced comedians, you realize what really marvelous performers these two ladies are.
However, the levity lightens the mood of the lessons (with instructors sometimes rolling their eyes at each other
Rolling their eyes and sticking out their tongues, the troops went through the routine beloved by the national rugby team before matches.
The movie's heart is so clearly emblazoned on its sleeve that sophisticated lesbian and gay viewers may suffer guilt pangs if they find themselves shifting in their seats, rolling their eyes, or waiting politely for the house lights to go on before bolting up the aisle.
I'm sure they're rolling their eyes at it,'' he said.