cast sheep's eyes at

Cast sheep's eyes at
If you cast sheep's eyes at at someone, you look lovingly or with longing at them.

The small dictionary of idiomes. 2014.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • sheep's eyes — shy, amorous, lovesick glances (usually prec. by make or cast): making sheep s eyes at the new girl in class. [1520 30] * * * …   Universalium

  • sheep's eyes — shy, amorous, lovesick glances (usually prec. by make or cast): making sheep s eyes at the new girl in class. [1520 30] …   Useful english dictionary

  • make sheep's eyes at —    to show sexual interest in (another)    Like the unintelligent staring of the wide eyed beast. In former times you might cast sheep s eyes at the object of your desire:     I have often seen him cast a sheep s eye out of a calf s head at you.… …   How not to say what you mean: A dictionary of euphemisms

  • sheep — [shēp] n. pl. sheep [ME schep < OE sceap, scæp, akin to Ger schaf: known only in WGmc] 1. any of a wide variety of bovid ruminants, with horns in both sexes; esp., the domesticated sheep (Ovis aries), having heavy wool, edible flesh called… …   English World dictionary

  • sheep's eye — noun : a shy longing and usually amorous glance usually used in plural cast sheep s eyes at someone …   Useful english dictionary

  • Cast — (k[.a]st), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Cast}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Casting}.] [Cf. Dan. kaste, Icel. & Sw. kasta; perh. akin to L. {gerere} to bear, carry. E. jest.] 1. To send or drive by force; to throw; to fling; to hurl; to impel. [1913 Webster] Uzziah… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Sheep in the Big City — Infobox Television show name = Sheep in the Big City caption = Title card show name 2 = genre = Animated series Comedy Variety creator = Mo Willems writer = director = creative director = developer = presenter = starring = voices = Kevin Seal… …   Wikipedia

  • cast — v. & n. v. (past and past part. cast) 1 tr. throw, esp. deliberately or forcefully. 2 tr. (often foll. by on, over) a direct or cause to fall (one s eyes, a glance, light, a shadow, a spell, etc.). b express (doubts, aspersions, etc.). 3 tr.… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Glossary of sheep husbandry — The raising of domestic sheep has existed in nearly every inhabited part of the globe, and the variations in cultures and languages which have kept sheep has produced a vast lexicon of unique terminology used to describe sheep husbandry. A few of …   Wikipedia

  • horse sheep — Cast Cast (k[.a]st), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Cast}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Casting}.] [Cf. Dan. kaste, Icel. & Sw. kasta; perh. akin to L. {gerere} to bear, carry. E. jest.] 1. To send or drive by force; to throw; to fling; to hurl; to impel. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of 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.