feast (one's) eyes

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feast (one's) eyes

To gaze upon something with joy or pleasure. Feast your eyes! Dinner has been served! I got my report card today—feast your eyes on all those A's!
See also: eye, feast

feast one's eyes (on or upon someone or something)

Fig. to enjoy the sight of someone or something. (Upon is formal and less commonly used than on.) Just feast your eyes on that beautiful beach. Jane feasted her eyes on Roger for a while and then went on with her studying.
See also: eye, feast

feast your ˈeyes (on somebody/something)

look at somebody/something and get great pleasure: Wow! Come and feast your eyes on this birthday cake!
See also: eye, feast
References in classic literature ?
Boxtel was so eager to ascertain the extent of the injury, that he remained at his post until morning to feast his eyes on the sad state in which the two cats had left the flower-beds of his neighbour.
Werper had never yet had an opportunity to feast his eyes for any great length of time upon them.
But he had devoured countless pictures of them, and now he was ravenous to feast his eyes upon the king of beasts in the flesh.
AT least Adrian Chiles got to feast his eyes on supermodel Elle Macpherson over dinner - he was so worried about making small talk with her and his table manners that he couldn't eat a thing.
And what benefit are they to the owner except to feast his eyes on them?
Her hunky new fella Olivier Martinez, Kylie Minogue's ex, didn't get to feast his eyes on her at the beach but joined her later at a restaurant.