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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Eden Hazard had been fluttering his eyelashes at Real Madrid for almost 12 months, and finally his dream move came to fruition.
Zinedine Zidane is fluttering his eyelashes at Pogba again and Real Madrid's new left winger is Eden Hazard.
Despite Bale fluttering his eyelashes at whichever big club would have him, there are reports he is 'concerned' over United's style of play.
Fluttering his eyelashes at the FA is Wenger's way of telling the Arsenal board to rectify that pretty quickly.
A report has revealed that he is now communicating with his family members by fluttering his eyelashes.
Yellow Tory Nick Clegg fluttering his eyelashes at Ed Miliband is a con game.
But in the end, after fluttering his eyelashes at both the above clubs - and Everton, of course - he's surprised everyone by pitching up at Napoli.
JOSE MOURINHO has been fluttering his eyelashes at the English press again, manipulating them in the way only The Special One can.
After spending a summer fluttering his eyelashes at the unions like an ageing lothario at a nightclub, Two Jobs chose last week's TUC Conference to announce what everybody already knew - he was throwing his hat into the ring to fill the large hole left when John Prescott rides off into the sunset next year.
Hendry should have buttoned his lip and said he would prefer to concentrate on these games instead of performing the footballing equivalent of hitching up his skirt and coyly fluttering his eyelashes at Blackburn.
AFTER four years of winning nowt, and despite his denials, Cesc Fabregas has been fluttering his eyelashes at Real Madrid while branding his old love Arsenal "impotent".