Definition of oeillade in US English:

oeillade

noun

  • A glance of the eye; a meaningful or knowing look, especially an amorous look, an ogle.

Origin

Late 16th century; earliest use found in Robert Greene (bap. 1558, d. 1592), writer and playwright. From Middle French, French oeillade glance, especially a secret glance as a sign of affection, benevolence, etc. from oeil eye + -ade.

Pronunciation

oeillade

/əːˈjɑːd/