A gaze or stare superstitiously believed to cause harm: he gave me the evil eye as I walked past
More example sentences
- About half of Bulgarians believe in telepathy, the evil eye and black magic, and that dreams can be prophetic.
- The superstitious belief in the evil eye is ancient and widespread, though certainly not universal.
- Nor does he believe in the evil eye, bad omen, and that kind of stuff.
Definition of the evil eye in:
- The US English dictionary