give\ the\ glad\ eye

v. phr. slang
To give (someone) a welcoming look as if saying "come over here, I want to talk to you."

I was surprised when Joe gave me the glad eye.


Словарь американских идиом. — СПб., Изд-во "Лань". . 1997.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • give the glad eye — give (someone) the glad eye British & Australian, old fashioned to look at someone in a way that makes it obvious that you are sexually attracted to them. I think you have an admirer. That man in the corner is giving you the glad eye …   New idioms dictionary

  • give the glad eye — {v. phr.}, {slang} To give (someone) a welcoming look as if saying come over here, I want to talk to you. * /I was surprised when Joe gave me the glad eye./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • give the glad eye — verb look seductively at someone • Hypernyms: ↑look • Verb Frames: Somebody s somebody …   Useful english dictionary

  • give someone the glad eye — give (someone) the glad eye British & Australian, old fashioned to look at someone in a way that makes it obvious that you are sexually attracted to them. I think you have an admirer. That man in the corner is giving you the glad eye …   New idioms dictionary

  • give someone the glad eye — informal, dated look flirtatiously at someone. → glad …   English new terms dictionary

  • glad eye — noun : a pleasant friendly glance : a welcoming glance giving the glad eye to voters of every persuasion C.L.Becker usually : a glance indicating sexual interest and usually intended to encourage sexual advances girls giving sailors the glad eye… …   Useful english dictionary

  • glad — W3S2 [glæd] adj [no comparative] [: Old English; Origin: glAd bright, shining, happy ] 1.) [not before noun] pleased and happy about something glad (that) ▪ I m really glad I don t have to go back there again. ▪ We re so glad you came. glad to do …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • eye — eye1 W1S1 [aı] n ↑ear, ↑nose, ↑tooth, ↑eye ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(for seeing with)¦ 2¦(way of seeing/understanding)¦ 3 keep an eye on something/somebody 4 have/keep your eye on somebody 5 eye contact 6 keep/have one eye/half an eye on somebody/something …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • eye — 1 /aI/ noun (C) BODY PART 1 one of the two parts of the body that people and animals use to see: Annie has blue eyes. | Close your eyes and count to ten. 2 blue eyed/one eyed/bright eyed/wide eyed etc having blue eyes, one eye, bright eyes, eyes… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • glad — adjective gladder, gladdest 1 pleased and happy about something: “The doctor says she ll be well again soon.” “I m so glad.” (+ (that)): I m really glad I don t have to go back there again. (+ about): Deep down he felt glad about the news. | glad …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English


Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.