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 doesn't need to order or command us, all he needs to do is give us a wink with one eye, or even just flutter his eyelashes," she wrote in Al-Masry Al-Youm.
Brown is never going to ooze slick charm and flutter his eyelashes for the cameras so he needs the guts to say, "Listen - you don't have to like me.