feast (one's) eyes on (something)

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feast (one's) eyes on (something)

To gaze upon something with joy, pleasure, or admiration. Often used as an imperative. Ladies and gentlemen, feast your eyes on these exquisite works of art. I got my report card today—feast your eyes on all those A's! You were too busy feasting your eyes on the neighbor's car to realize you were watering the driveway.
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feast one's eyes on

Be delighted or gratified by the sight of, as in I'm feasting my eyes on this new sculpture-it's wonderful. This metaphoric expression may have been originated by Shakespeare, who used it in Sonnet 47: "With my love's picture then my eye doth feast."
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feast (one's) eyes on

To be delighted or gratified by the sight of: We feasted our eyes on the paintings.
See also: eye, feast, on