the evil eye
- a look or glance superstitiously supposed to have the power of inflicting harm or
- the power to inflict harm, etc, by such a look
Example Sentences Including 'the evil eye'
" And Earl was always there, shaking his head, giving me the evil eye.
Sun, News of the World (2001)
For long, these plants served just 1 function: ward off the evil eye of the pollution control boards.
Business Today (2000)
Here is one of them again: vanilla beans soaked soft in goat's milk and rubbed on the wrist-bone can guard against the evil eye.
Not to mention that vicious little Persian number from across the road giving me the evil eye.
RESCUING ROSE (2002)
She bargained so well that for twelve dollars and an amulet to ward off the evil eye , the bicycle was his.
Three Kinds of Kissing - Scottish Short Stories
So Mary put the evil eye on her -or, as my father described it," she put on her witching frown and stared at her with burning eyes".
Times, Sunday Times (2002)
That old woman has cast the evil eye too often for my taste, or anyone else's in the town.
HIDING FROM THE LIGHT
The cook's wife is sick because she has had the evil eye put on her.
THE SWEETEST DREAM (2001)
Twice, Isles goalie Garth Snow and Sundin exchanged slashes and the evil eye in Snow's crease.
Toronto Sun (2003)
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