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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.

goggle

(ˈɡɒɡəl)
vb
1. (intr) to stare stupidly or fixedly, as in astonishment
2. to cause (the eyes) to roll or bulge or (of the eyes) to roll or bulge
n
3. a fixed or bulging stare
4. (Clothing & Fashion) (plural) spectacles, often of coloured glass or covered with gauze: used to protect the eyes
[C14: from gogelen to look aside, of uncertain origin; see agog]
ˈgoggly adj

gog•gle

(ˈgɒg əl)

n., v. -gled, -gling,
adj. n.
1. goggles, large spectacles equipped with special lenses, protective rims, etc., to prevent injury to the eyes from strong wind, flying objects, blinding light, etc.
v.i.
2. to stare with wide-open eyes.
3. (of the eyes) to be wide open in a stare.
v.t.
4. to roll (the eyes).
adj.
5. (of the eyes) bulging or staring.
[1350–1400; Middle English gogelen to look aside; compare agog]

goggle


Past participle: goggled
Gerund: goggling

Imperative
goggle
goggle
Present
I goggle
you goggle
he/she/it goggles
we goggle
you goggle
they goggle
Preterite
I goggled
you goggled
he/she/it goggled
we goggled
you goggled
they goggled
Present Continuous
I am goggling
you are goggling
he/she/it is goggling
we are goggling
you are goggling
they are goggling
Present Perfect
I have goggled
you have goggled
he/she/it has goggled
we have goggled
you have goggled
they have goggled
Past Continuous
I was goggling
you were goggling
he/she/it was goggling
we were goggling
you were goggling
they were goggling
Past Perfect
I had goggled
you had goggled
he/she/it had goggled
we had goggled
you had goggled
they had goggled
Future
I will goggle
you will goggle
he/she/it will goggle
we will goggle
you will goggle
they will goggle
Future Perfect
I will have goggled
you will have goggled
he/she/it will have goggled
we will have goggled
you will have goggled
they will have goggled
Future Continuous
I will be goggling
you will be goggling
he/she/it will be goggling
we will be goggling
you will be goggling
they will be goggling
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been goggling
you have been goggling
he/she/it has been goggling
we have been goggling
you have been goggling
they have been goggling
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been goggling
you will have been goggling
he/she/it will have been goggling
we will have been goggling
you will have been goggling
they will have been goggling
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been goggling
you had been goggling
he/she/it had been goggling
we had been goggling
you had been goggling
they had been goggling
Conditional
I would goggle
you would goggle
he/she/it would goggle
we would goggle
you would goggle
they would goggle
Past Conditional
I would have goggled
you would have goggled
he/she/it would have goggled
we would have goggled
you would have goggled
they would have goggled
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.goggle - look with amazement; look stupidly
look - perceive with attention; direct one's gaze towards; "She looked over the expanse of land"; "Look at your child!"; "Look--a deer in the backyard!"

goggle

verb stare, gape, gawp (slang), gawk He goggled at her in astonishment.

goggle

verb
To look intently and fixedly:
Idioms: gaze open-mouthed, rivet the eyes on.
Translations
يَجْحَظ، يُحَمْلِق
poulit očizírat
glomåbe
kidülled a szeme
reka upp stór augu
ieplest acisskatīties ieplestām acīm
vyvaľovať oči
fırlamış gözlerle bakmakgözleri büyümek

goggle

[ˈgɒgl]
A. VI to goggle atmirar con ojos desorbitados, mirar sin comprender
B. CPD goggle box N (Brit) (TV) → caja f tonta

goggle

[ˈgɒgəl] viouvrir des yeux ronds
to goggle at → regarder avec des yeux rondsgoggle-eyed [ˌgɒgəlˈaɪd] adj (= wide-eyed) [person] → aux yeux exorbités
to stare goggle-eyed at sb/sth → regarder qn/qch avec des yeux exorbités

goggle

vi (person)staunen, starren, glotzen (pej inf); (eyes)weit aufgerissen sein; to goggle at somebody/somethingjdn/etw anglotzen (pej inf)or anstarren, auf jdn/etw glotzen (pej inf)or starren

goggle

:
gogglebox
n (Brit inf) → Glotzkiste f (inf), → Glotze f (inf)
goggle-eyed
adjmit Kulleraugen, kulleräugig; he stared at him/it goggleer starrte or glotzte (pej inf)ihn/es an; they were goggle from watching TVsie hatten Glotzaugen vom Fernsehen (inf)

goggle

[ˈgɒgl] vi (look astonished) → sbarrare gli occhi, sgranare tanto d'occhi
to goggle (at) (stare) → stare con gli occhi incollati or appiccicati (a or addosso a)

goggle

(ˈgogl) verb
to have wide, staring eyes (eg because of surprise). He goggled at the amount of money he received.
References in classic literature ?
Not that I wasn't partial to female society in my time," he added with a pathetic intonation, while the whites of his goggle eyes gleamed amorously under the clear night sky.
The most unlikely things have a secret power over one's thoughts--the grey whiskers of a particular person--the goggle eyes of another.
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.
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.
You'll have to wear blue goggles, perhaps; won't that be funny?
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.
He had on blue goggles and the naturalest-looking long brown whiskers and mustashes you ever see.
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.
Goggles, and tell him, `Pa's kind regards, and hopes his leg's better; and will he lend him his spirit-level?
Jacobs himself, familiarly known as Old Goggles, from his habit of wearing spectacles, imposed no painful awe; and if it was the property of snuffy old hypocrites like him to write like copperplate and surround their signatures with arabesques, to spell without forethought, and to spout "my name is Norval" without bungling, Tom, for his part, was glad he was not in danger of those mean accomplishments.
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.