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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On other matters @RoxanneMelanie: Going to flutter my eyelashes down the garage because I don't have a clue how to change a tyre.
I'd lift the hem of my skirt as I climbed the steps into the school building, and when my fella offered me a lemon drop, I'd flutter my eyelashes and coo, "Why, thank you ever so kindly."
'We don't try to act the helpless female but I recall that I did flutter my eyelashes a bit.