roving eye

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roving eye

A propensity to be unfaithful to a romantic partner. Mary dumped Luke after discovering that he had a roving eye.
See also: eye, roving

a roving eye

a tendency to flirt or be constantly looking to start a new sexual relationship. informal
See also: eye, roving
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The rest of the herd was up and away in an instant, only the wounded bull remaining, with lowered head and roving eyes searching for the foe.
You, my boy," he said to himself, keeping his round and habitually roving eyes fastened upon the Assistant Commissioner's face - "you, my boy, you don't know your place, and your place won't know you very long either, I bet.
His roving eye caught the position of my arm and he smiled askew.
At length they reached a point in the river where the roving eye of Heyward became riveted on a cluster of black objects, collected at a spot where the high bank threw a deeper shadow than usual on the dark waters.
Short was plying the quarter-staves vigorously and knocking the characters in the fury of the combat against the sides of the show, the people were looking on with laughing faces, and Mr Codlin had relaxed into a grim smile as his roving eye detected hands going into waistcoat pockets and groping secretly for sixpences.
For DCNS, drones are the roving eyes of the battle system; their missions are overseen by each ships combat management system, ensuring increased effectiveness in real time in support of naval operations.
The play is directed by Janet Cragin of Lunenburg and takes place as the aging general practitioner plies his trade with roving eyes and hands.
AFTER Ranbir Kapoor and Katrina Kaif's bikinigate snapshot leak while holidaying in Ibiza last year, Nargis Fakhri and Uday Chopra have fallen prey to roving eyes while on vacation.
Both have their roving eyes on other characters but the real spanner in the works is Polish housekeeper Maria, sung by Allison Cook, who idolises womanising Charles and is determined to be his salvation.
He comes unstuck with Belica, the haughty gypsy girl he fancies, but whose roving eyes and dancing feet are focused on snaring the king.
Phone company executives and law enforcement officials hope the new program will turn citizens into roving eyes and ears who can deter crime by instantly reporting suspicious activity and phoning in invaluable on-the-scene descriptions of suspects.
Be sure its roving eyes will hit B- Town celebs more often now on.