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See also: stinkeye and stink-eye

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stink eye (plural stink eyes)

  1. (idiomatic) An unpleasant look (as in a gaze).
    • 2008, Michael Harmon, The Last Exit to Normal[1], page 35:
      Miss Mae gave me the stink eye, just on general principle, when I came into the kitchen. She was so good at the stink eye that even if you hadn't done something wrong, you felt like you did.
    • 2015, John H. Elliot, Beware the Evil Eye Volume 1[2], page 24:
      "Stink eye" is a Hawaiian pidgin expression for a disapproving glance, a mean or dirty look.

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