roving eye

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roving eye

A propensity to be unfaithful to a romantic partner. Mary dumped Luke after discovering that he had a roving eye.
See also: eye, roving

a roving eye

a tendency to flirt or be constantly looking to start a new sexual relationship. informal
See also: eye, roving
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At length they reached a point in the river where the roving eye of Heyward became riveted on a cluster of black objects, collected at a spot where the high bank threw a deeper shadow than usual on the dark waters.
Among the trusting husbands was Senator Delacqua, well sung and acted by baritone Geoffrey Schellenberg, who could not wait to remove his wife to Murano to protect her from the roving eye of Scott Rumble's clear tenored Duke of Urbino.
Next summer, the World Cup will be staged in South Africa and more than ever the roving eye of football's insatiable talent scouts will be upon the continent.
Little Mo gets a makeover, but catches the roving eye of randy Danny.
Another regular on the paper was Bob Wooler, DJ at The Cavern, whose column was called The Roving Eye.
Carmen spent a decade turning a blind eye to the roving eye of reluctant Resistance fighter hubby - played by Gordon Kaye.
He would have Gordon Brown's hair, as he's the only man to rival Michael Portillo in the quiff stakes; Tony Blair's smile, for its trademark insincerity; the roving eye of Robin Cook, the fist of John Prescott; and the sheer brass neck of Peter Mandelson.
only this time he wasn't the one with the roving eye.
Kemp is particularly excited by the roving eye, for which Aintree has built a new road.
The ex-boxing champ scored on points when he caught the roving eye of the spicy five.
Fickle Franz, he of the roving eye, was danced by Xi Jun Fu, a guest from Lexington Ballet.
The roving eye of the IREF research team captures significant ongoing activity in the realty mart and offers a snapshot of the deals happening in this space.
The Canadian-born star - who spent a decade turning a blind eye to the roving eye of her reluctant Resistance fighter husband, played by Gorden Kaye - is the second member of the sitcom to be struck by cancer.
The playboy racing driver with the roving eye loves it so much he is spending a massive pounds 2million to make it his paradise.
Carmen spent a decade turning a blind eye to the roving eye of her reluctant Resistance fighter husband - played by Gordon Kaye.
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