What Does Batting Their Eyelashes Mean?

By Staff WriterLast Updated Apr 15, 2020 3:55:13 AM ET
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When people are described as "batting their eyelashes," they are fluttering their eyes open and closed rather quickly in order to attract attention. This is supposed to be a seductive, alluring or flirtatious gesture, though it can also be the subject of humor or mockery as well.

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