goggles


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gog·gle

 (gŏg′əl)
v. gog·gled, gog·gling, gog·gles
v.intr.
1. To stare with wide and bulging eyes.
2. To roll or bulge. Used of the eyes.
v.tr.
To roll or bulge (the eyes).
n.
1. A stare or leer.
2. goggles A pair of tight-fitting eyeglasses, often tinted or having side shields, worn to protect the eyes from hazards such as wind, glare, water, or flying debris.

[Middle English gogelen, to squint.]

gog′gly adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.goggles - tight-fitting spectacles worn to protect the eyesgoggles - tight-fitting spectacles worn to protect the eyes
eyeglasses, glasses, specs, spectacles - optical instrument consisting of a frame that holds a pair of lenses for correcting defective vision
plural, plural form - the form of a word that is used to denote more than one
Translations
نَظَّارَةٌ وَاقِيَّةنَظّارتان واقيتان من النار والغُبار
brýleochranné brýle
dykkerbriller
suojalasit
zaštitne naočale
úszószemüvegvédõszemüveg
hlífîar-/sundgleraugu
ゴーグル
고글
apsauginiai akiniai
aizsargbrilles
ochranné okuliare
očala
skyddsglasögon
แว่นตากันลม/ ฝุ่น
koruyucu gözlükyüzme gözlüğü
kính bảo hộ

goggles

[ˈgɒglz] NPL
1. (Aut etc) → anteojos mpl; [of diver] → gafas fpl de submarinismo
2. (= glasses) → gafas fpl

goggles

[ˈgɒgəlz] npl [motorcyclist] → lunettes fpl (de motocycliste); [swimmer] → lunettes fpl de plongéego-go [ˈgəʊgəʊ] adj (mainly US) [period] → prospèrego-go dancer ndanseuse f de cabaret

goggles

plSchutzbrille f; (inf: = glasses) → Brille f

goggles

[ˈgɒglz] npl (of skin-diver) → maschera; (of skier) → occhiali mpl da sci; (for workman) → occhiali (di protezione)

goggles

(ˈgoglz) noun plural
a type of spectacles used to protect the eyes from dust, water etc. Many swimmers wear goggles in the water.

goggles

نَظَّارَةٌ وَاقِيَّة brýle dykkerbriller Schutzbrille προστατευτικά γυαλιά gafas de natación, gafas de protección suojalasit lunettes zaštitne naočale occhialetti ゴーグル 고글 beschermbril beskyttelsesbriller okulary ochronne óculos de proteção, óculos de protecção защитные очки skyddsglasögon แว่นตากันลม/ ฝุ่น yüzme gözlüğü kính bảo hộ 风镜

goggles

npl gafas, gogles mpl (Ang); safety — gafas protectoras or de seguridad; swimming — gafas de natación or para nadar
References in classic literature ?
They were bareheaded; their eyes were protected by iron goggles which projected an inch or more, the leather straps of which bound their ears flat against their heads were wound around and around with thick wrappings which a sword could not cut through; from chin to ankle they were padded thoroughly against injury; their arms were bandaged and rebandaged, layer upon layer, until they looked like solid black logs.
Her sister, Miss Watson, a tolerable slim old maid, with goggles on, had just come to live with her, and took a set at me now with a spelling-book.
The Spaniard was wrapped in a serape; he had bushy white whiskers; long white hair flowed from under his sombrero, and he wore green goggles.
He had on blue goggles and the naturalest-looking long brown whiskers and mustashes you ever see.
A broad patch of tattooing stretched completely across his face, in a line with his eyes, making him look as if he wore a huge pair of goggles; and royalty in goggles suggested some ludicrous ideas.
Doctor Prince turned on him his goggles and his grim face; and it was grimmer than ever.
Yesterday we met a woman riding on a little jackass, and she had a little child in her arms-- honestly, I thought the child had goggles on as we approached, and I wondered how its mother could afford so much style.
The world had thrown up a new type of gentleman altogether--a gentleman of most ungentlemanly energy, a gentleman in dusty oilskins and motor goggles and a wonderful cap, a stink-making gentleman, a swift, high-class badger, who fled perpetually along high roads from the dust and stink he perpetually made.
Goggles, and tell him, `Pa's kind regards, and hopes his leg's better; and will he lend him his spirit-level?
You'll have to wear blue goggles, perhaps; won't that be funny?
But when a long old man in a blanket overcoat, his head tied up in a handkerchief and nearly his entire face in a muffler, wearing green goggles and with a complexion of glittering whiteness where it could be seen, strode silently into the room, laying a hard, gloved hand on Mr.
She stopped then, out of breath, and spoke to old Lewis, hammering there at a heap of stones; and the old chap, taking off his immense black wire goggles, got up on his shaky legs to look where she pointed.