flutter your eyelashes

flutter (one's) eyelashes

To flirt with or feign romantic interest in someone, either by literally fluttering one's eyelashes or merely in general. 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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Nicking money from Pollard and staying to flutter your eyelashes at Andy in the Woolpack instead of seeing your daughter ain't going to be winning you a Mother Of The Year prize any time soon, love.
You can flutter your eyelashes and flick your hair with the best of them, coming across as both charming and engaging.
You're a natural flirter, you can flutter your eyelashes and flick your hair with the best of them and if you're looking for a convincing and engaging laugh look no further.
No matter how hard you flutter your eyelashes, the immigration officers won't let you travel without one.
She said: "Nigel told me that the officer had warned Karen 'Don't flutter your eyelashes at any of my men because you won't get away with it aboard my ship'.
IF you're interested in that bloke from packing, it's a good day to flutter your eyelashes - but don't stop there.
If you're interested in that bloke from packing it's a good day to flutter your eyelashes, but don't stop there.
uk Quite expensive, but worth it if there's someone special you want to flutter your eyelashes at.
Your natural ability to flick your hair, flutter your eyelashes and make small talk.
You can sit around and flutter your eyelashes as much as you like but it won't get you anywhere unless you get off your backside and say hello.
A FLIRTY sort of a day, a day when you may not want to do anything other than flutter your eyelashes and pout while all the time you're being watched by those who think you're bonkers.
As one said: "Never contradict a man when he's wrong, don't be strident and aggressive and flutter your eyelashes.