goggle-eyed


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gog·gle-eyed

(gŏg′əl-īd′)
adj.
Having prominent or rolling eyes.

goggle-eyed

adj
(often postpositive) with a surprised, staring, or fixed expression

gog′gle-eyed`



adj.
1. having bulging, wide-open, or rolling eyes, esp. in astonishment or wonderment.
adv.
2. with bulging, wide-open eyes.
[1350–1400; Middle English: squinting, looking sideways]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.goggle-eyed - with eyes or mouth open in surprise
colloquialism - a colloquial expression; characteristic of spoken or written communication that seeks to imitate informal speech
surprised - taken unawares or suddenly and feeling wonder or astonishment; "surprised by her student's ingenuity"; "surprised that he remembered my name"; "a surprised expression"
Translations

goggle-eyed

[ˈgɒglˌaɪd] ADJcon ojos desorbitados

goggle-eyed

a. de ojos saltones.
References in classic literature ?
and the goggle-eyed perch, of throwing a film over his eyes, rendering opaque the windows of his soul.
All this the goggle-eyed mate had said in a resentful and melancholy voice, with pauses, to the gentle murmur of the sea.
He viewed the apoplectic, goggle-eyed mate and the saturnine, heavy-eyed steward as the victims of a peculiar and secret form of lunacy which poisoned their lives.
This goggle-eyed imbecile understands nothing," he thought.
He imagined him lurking in a dark gateway, goggle-eyed, muffled up in a cloak to the nose and with a General's plumed, cocked hat on his head.
A bare-polled, goggle-eyed, big-headed lumbering personage stood staring at him, not in the least impressive, not in the least venerable, who seemed to have started out of the earth to ask what was become of Casby.
They hauled together, and landed a goggle-eyed twenty-pound cod.
The room was empty yet; only Schomberg prowled round me goggle-eyed and with a sort of awed respectful cu riosity.
But scientists are slowly learning what farmers have long known: that the goggle-eyed grassmunchers are actually much smarter than we give them credit for.
NEW TRICKS DRAMA, 10pm ONCE you've stared goggle-eyed at the Apprentice idiots or marvelled at the Grand Design, settle in for some gritty drama.
The eyeball is pressed forwards causing a goggle-eyed appearance.
The goggle-eyed hench-creatures can be a deranged delight in small doses.