Definition of Goggle

1. Verb. Look with amazement; look stupidly.

Exact synonyms: Gape, Gawk, Gawp
Generic synonyms: Look
Derivative terms: Gape, Gape



Definition of Goggle

1. v. i. To roll the eyes; to stare.

2. a. Full and rolling, or staring; -- said of the eyes.

3. n. A strained or affected rolling of the eye.

Definition of Goggle

1. Verb. to stare (at something) with wide eyes ¹

2. Verb. to roll the eyes ¹

3. Noun. a wide-eyed stare ¹

4. Noun. (in the plural) a pair of protective eyeglasses ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Goggle

1. to stare with wide eyes [v -GLED, -GLING, -GLES]

Medical Definition of Goggle

1. 1. A screen cover for the eye. 2. A type of spectacle with auxiliary shields for protecting the eyes. Origin: M.E. Gogelen, to squint Plethysmographic goggle, a specially designed goggle to serve as an ophthalmodynamometer while permitting subjective visual and objective ocular changes during transient increased intraocular pressure. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Goggle

goety
goey
gofer
gofers
goff
goffed
goffer
goffered
goffering
gofferings
goffers
goffing
goffs
gogetting
gogga
goggle (current term)
goggle-box
goggle-boxes
goggle-eye
goggle-eyed
goggle-eyed plover
goggle box
goggle boxes
gogglebox
goggleboxes
goggled
goggleeyed
goggler
gogglers
goggles

Literary usage of Goggle

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1. The Century Dictionary: An Encyclopedic Lexicon of the English Language by William Dwight Whitney (1889)
"Others will have such a divided face between a devout goggle and an inviting glance, that the unnatural mixture will make the best look to be at that time ..."

2. A Glossary: Or, Collection of Words, Phrases, Names, and Allusions to by Robert Nares (1859)
"... and his goggle evc. B. Jons. Poetaster, iii, 4. On the cold present of a poesy. .... goggle ..."

3. A Practical Dictionary of the English and German Languages by Felix Flügel, Johann Gottfried Flügel (1861)
"... large prominent eyes, goggle eyes; —bonbon, m. cracker-bonbon, bonbon cracker; — bua)f,e,/. pop-gun; ..."

4. The Parson, Pen, and Pencil: Or, Reminiscences and Illustrations of an by George Musgrave Musgrave (1843)
"... exceedingly fat grenadier of the National Guards, with a pair of " goggle" spectacles on his nose, the appearance of .which was not a little ludicrous. ..."

5. Publishers Weekly by Publishers' Board of Trade (U.S.), Book Trade Association of Philadelphia, American Book Trade Union, Am. Book Trade Association, R.R. Bowker Company (1878)
"The goggle-eye is a gamer fish, ... a friend and I killed in three hours a string of over thirty goggle-eyes, in the rapids below the falls of a mill-dam, ..."

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