Definition of meet someone's eye (or eyes or gaze) in English:

meet someone's eye (or eyes or gaze)


  • Look directly at someone.

    ‘for a moment, he refused to meet her eyes’
    • ‘She met his gaze directly, without a trace of emotion on her face.’
    • ‘He inclined his head slightly, not meeting her gaze directly.’
    • ‘Although she was facing him, her eyes were directed past him, refusing to meet his gaze.’
    • ‘She met his gaze, refusing to show any signs of the rattling he did to her confidence.’
    • ‘She took a deep breath, refusing to meet my gaze.’
    • ‘He handed Will a letter and refused to meet his gaze.’
    • ‘She met my gaze and a tight smile was directed towards me.’
    • ‘She suddenly met his gaze, as if she felt his gaze on her.’
    • ‘For a moment I let my gaze travel over him and then met his gaze again.’
    • ‘Her eyes came back into focus and she met Jake 's gaze.’