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side-eye

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Definition of side-eye in English:

noun

(usually the side-eye) informal , chiefly US
A sidelong glance expressing disapproval or contempt: after we complained of being ignored she kept giving me the side-eye she casts a side-eye and nods dubiously
More example sentences
  • I'm giving some major side-eye to the network's next project.
  • We ended up having to ask to be re-seated because after we complained about being ignored she kept giving me the side-eye and I gave it right back to her.
  • We had a great time overall - being a horde of college kids provoked a bit of side-eye from the staff.

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