roll (one's) eyes

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roll (one's) eyes

To turn one's eyes upward or around in a circle, usually as an expression of exasperation, annoyance, impatience, or disdain. Don't you roll your eyes at me, young lady! You will finish your homework this instant, or you can kiss your weekend goodbye! I just rolled my eyes as my dad told another one of his corny jokes.
See also: eye, roll
References in classic literature ?
Felicite rolled her eyes, and said as loudly as she could:
She rolled her eyes round the young men, with a long sweep of her painted eyelashes, and flashed her yellow teeth at them.
Sheriff John Montgomery was ready to defer sentence on her for three months for good behaviour, when she rolled her eyes and scowled at the sheriff.
At one point, a clearly embarrassed Kelly Osbourne rolled her eyes to the heavens and told her mother to "chill out".
The Burbank retiree rolled her eyes and swore off beef.
Actress Pauline Collins rolled her eyes and said: "Aren't men full of s**t?
Wife Cherie rolled her eyes in embarrassment and confirmed: "He is a devotee.
USC hitter April Ross half-heartedly kicked the volleyball after a missed serve and rolled her eyes in disgust.
His daughter, who was in the process of tacking up new posters of the then-debuting boy group 'N Sync, rolled her eyes.
When asked how she felt about pumpkins after participating in the pie eating contest, 7-year-old Natalie Morgan of Calabasas merely rolled her eyes and stuck out an orange tongue.