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o·gle

 (ō′gəl, ô′gəl)
v. o·gled, o·gling, o·gles
v.tr.
To look or stare at, especially in a desirous manner.
v.intr.
To look or stare, especially desirously.
n.
A sustained look or stare, especially a desirous one.

[Perhaps from Low German oghelen, oegeln, frequentative of oegen, to eye, from oghe, oge, eye; see okw- in Indo-European roots.]

o′gler n.
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Noun1.ogler - a viewer who gives a flirtatious or lewd look at another person
looker, spectator, viewer, watcher, witness - a close observer; someone who looks at something (such as an exhibition of some kind); "the spectators applauded the performance"; "television viewers"; "sky watchers discovered a new star"
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OGLER Comedian Hill in a car with his trademark beret and some of his Hill's Angels from the later Benny Hill shows.
(1.) An excerpt from the letter written by Ogler Ghislain de Busbecq, or Busbeck, the ambassador of the Holly Roman Emperor and King of Germany Charles V to the Ottoman Empire, in Cemal Kutay, Kader Bagi [Das gemeinsame Schicksal], (1988), p.
(11.) Gedikoglu U, Coskun O, inan LE, Ogler S, Tung T Emre U.
But the king did not quite take to the ogler and had him banished.
(34.) Ogler de Baulny H, Gerard M, Saudubray 1M, Zittoun J.
(149.) See generally Thierry Ogler, Venezuela Bond Default Looms,
Thus, he introduces the artist through suggestive anecdotes: a childhood memory of walking down the street with her mother and nervously watching her fend off an intrusive ogler; a dream in which she floats above a marching band; a poem/artist's statement that evokes the peculiar dynamics of her bicultural background in the border city of El Paso, where she was born.
In film, most obviously, but even in proscenium arch productions, the audience has been situated so as to be a protected ogler of erotics.
In addition to being a Virginia ogler in London, William Byrd II was also a Virginia author whose pen captured the imperial dimensions of religious inattention.
D., Zook, D., Ogler, S., Lemos-Britton, Z., & Brooksher, R.
(134.) Ogler & Williams, supra note 103, at 355-56.