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- (slang) A look askance at someone; a look of disdain or skepticism.
- He was giving me the hairy eyeball.
- (slang) A fond look at someone while batting one's eyelashes.
- He was telling me about a girl looking at him and he said, "She gave me the hairy eyeball." That meant she liked her.
- (Second variation as first used and decribed on television, in the TV show "Hazel" 4/6/1962).