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coup d'oeil

 (ko͞o′ dœ′yə)
n. pl. coups d'oeil (ko͞o′)
A quick survey; a glance.

[French coup d'œil : coup, stroke + de, of + œil, eye.]

coup d'oeil

(ku dœj)
n, pl coups d'oeil (ku dœj)
a quick glance
[literally: stroke of the eye]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.coup d'oeil - a quick lookcoup d'oeil - a quick look        
looking, looking at, look - the act of directing the eyes toward something and perceiving it visually; "he went out to have a look"; "his look was fixed on her eyes"; "he gave it a good looking at"; "his camera does his looking for him"
eye-beaming - a radiant glance of the eye; "he pretended profundity by eye-beamings at people"
side-glance, side-look - a glance sideways; "she shot him an impatient side-glance"
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Il jette des coups d'oeil furtifs vers les jeunes filles du quartier.
In a scene of rich comic irony, the Campardons, unaware of the homosexual proclivities of their daughter Angele, endeavour to signal coded smut to Octave by the theatrical way they exploit euphemisms: 'avec des coups d'oeil soulignant les doubles sens des phrases'.
La femme presente et influente est rendue par fragments, par des [beaucoup moins que] coups d'oeil [beaucoup plus grand que], par parties suggestives et fort signifiantes.