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 ?
Mr Wegg rolls his eyes all round the room, in that ever unsatisfied quest of his, and then rolls his eyes all round Mr Venus; as if suspicious of his having something about him to be found out.
A tremendous place is close before us, the black driver rolls his eyes, screws his mouth up very round, and looks straight between the two leaders, as if he were saying to himself, 'We have done this often before, but NOW I think we shall have a crash.
It reminds me of The Muppet Movie, when Kermit and Miss Piggy are on their big romantic date, and Steve Martin, their waiter, rolls his eyes when he sees what wine they've chosen, and says, 'Do you care to smell the bottle cap?
QMY 18-month-old son holds his breath, goes blue and rolls his eyes when he cries.
And too many bloggers remind me of the 23-year-old, college-radio-listening guy behind the record store counter that rolls his eyes in "been there done that" contempt when you ask to be pointed in the direction of the latest Radiohead CD .
He describes his entrance into television as something of an accident, and rolls his eyes at the haphazard ways some of his programs were produced.
Frank Colin, vice president of product development, rolls his eyes after hearing a gruff comment by his boss.