flutter (one's) eyelashes

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flutter (one's) eyelashes

To flirt with or feign romantic interest in someone. (Literally fluttering one's eyelashes is an exaggerated way of doing so.) Usually but not exclusively refers to women. She kept fluttering her eyelashes at me each time I talked to her, so I'm thinking of asking her out on a date. I like to flutter my eyelashes at bartenders to see if I can get a drink or two for free.
See also: eyelash, flutter

flutter your eyelashes

open and close your eyes rapidly in a coyly flirtatiousmanner.
See also: eyelash, flutter
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He brought colour to her cheeks and made her flutter her eyelashes, making her feel girlish again even as her life was ending.
All she seems to do is flutter her eyelashes and hope for the best.
"She's so flirty and confident - nothing fazes her and she knows how to flutter her eyelashes and make the men do whatever she wants.
Mr Kynaston also denied claims made earlier by Miss Bull that she was told to "flutter her eyelashes and pout her lips" when working for the security department which employed 120 mainly ex- Army men and 10 women.
Meanwhile Foxx, who won an Oscar for Ray, has little to do aside from hover around looking mean, and Knowles seems to have been hired to flutter her eyelashes and model an assortment of wigs.
Flutter her eyelashes, lick her lips and pout furiously (fantastically).