bat (one's) eyelashes

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bat (one's) eyelashes

To flirt with or feign romantic interest in someone, either by literally fluttering one's eyelashes or merely in general. Usually, but not exclusively, refers to women. She kept batting her eyelashes at me each time I talked to her, so I'm thinking of asking her out on a date. I like to bat my eyelashes at bartenders to see if I can get a drink or two for free.
See also: bat, eyelash

ˌbat your ˈeyelashes/ˈeyes

open and close your eyes quickly, in a way that is supposed to be attractive: There’s no use batting your eyelashes at me, young lady!
See also: bat, eye, eyelash
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To be fair, the fest also will have some very good looking males, men so handsome they could just sit there and bat their eyelashes.
It is only freeloading bums like the Blairs who bat their eyelashes and expect an upgrade just because their ugly mugs have been on telly.
Urban Decay's Stoned False Eyelashes, pounds 7, are for those who want to bat their eyelashes and get noticed.