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What Are Bedroom Eyes?


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Bedroom eyes refer to a heavy-lidded or half-shut eye, reminiscent of a hazy, dreamy look shared during intimate moments. Sometimes used to describe when a person looks at another with sexual longing, or a method of putting on eye makeup that makes a woman look seductive.


According to the Oxford Dictionary of Slang the term bedroom eyes originated in 1947.

Also refers to:

Also Known As: feeling sexual excitement or desire, frisky, randy, hot under the collar, seductive
Common Misspellings: bed room eyes
Marilyn Monroe's signature look was her bedroom eyes. "I was just being friendly. And I don't care if he likes me or not, your friend in there with the bedroom eyes." ~ character Doris Mann, in the movie Postcards from the Edge. Title of article at The Improper.com,"Robert Pattison Makes Bedroom Eyes at Kristen Stewart".
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