Complete Definition of "oeillade"

English

Etymology
French Åillade.

Pronunciation
IPA|/Éɪæd/, IPA|/ÉɪÉ:d/

Noun
en-noun

  1. a glance, especially an amorous one; an ogle

#*1605: I know your lady does not love her husband. / I am sure of that, and at her late being here / She gave strange oeillades and most speaking looks / To noble Edmond. â William Shakespeare, King Lear IV.iv
#*1984: âMy, my,â she said, with an oeillade meant to be comic. â Anthony Burgess, Enderby's Dark Lady

French

Noun
oeillade
See Åillade.

Category:French nouns
Category:French derivations

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