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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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ogle

(ˈəʊɡəl)
vb
1. to look at (someone) amorously or lustfully
2. (tr) to stare or gape at
n
a flirtatious or lewd look
[C17: probably from Low German oegeln, from oegen to look at]
ˈogler n
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o•gle

(ˈoʊ gəl)

v. o•gled, o•gling,
n. v.t.
1. to look at amorously, flirtatiously, or impertinently.
2. to look or stare at.
v.i.
3. to look amorously, flirtatiously, or impertinently.
4. to look or stare.
n.
5. an amorous, flirtatious, or impertinent look.
[1670–80; < Dutch, frequentative of oogen to make eyes at, derivative of oog eye]
o′gler, n.
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ogle


Past participle: ogled
Gerund: ogling

Imperative
ogle
ogle
Present
I ogle
you ogle
he/she/it ogles
we ogle
you ogle
they ogle
Preterite
I ogled
you ogled
he/she/it ogled
we ogled
you ogled
they ogled
Present Continuous
I am ogling
you are ogling
he/she/it is ogling
we are ogling
you are ogling
they are ogling
Present Perfect
I have ogled
you have ogled
he/she/it has ogled
we have ogled
you have ogled
they have ogled
Past Continuous
I was ogling
you were ogling
he/she/it was ogling
we were ogling
you were ogling
they were ogling
Past Perfect
I had ogled
you had ogled
he/she/it had ogled
we had ogled
you had ogled
they had ogled
Future
I will ogle
you will ogle
he/she/it will ogle
we will ogle
you will ogle
they will ogle
Future Perfect
I will have ogled
you will have ogled
he/she/it will have ogled
we will have ogled
you will have ogled
they will have ogled
Future Continuous
I will be ogling
you will be ogling
he/she/it will be ogling
we will be ogling
you will be ogling
they will be ogling
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been ogling
you have been ogling
he/she/it has been ogling
we have been ogling
you have been ogling
they have been ogling
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been ogling
you will have been ogling
he/she/it will have been ogling
we will have been ogling
you will have been ogling
they will have been ogling
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been ogling
you had been ogling
he/she/it had been ogling
we had been ogling
you had been ogling
they had been ogling
Conditional
I would ogle
you would ogle
he/she/it would ogle
we would ogle
you would ogle
they would ogle
Past Conditional
I would have ogled
you would have ogled
he/she/it would have ogled
we would have ogled
you would have ogled
they would have ogled
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.ogle - look at with amorous intentions
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!"
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ogle

verb leer at, stare at, eye up (informal), gawp at (Brit. slang), give the once-over (informal), make sheep's eyes at (informal), give the glad eye (informal), lech or letch after (informal) She hung round ogling the men at the factory.
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ogle

verb
To look intently and fixedly:
Idioms: gaze open-mouthed, rivet the eyes on.
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Translations

ogle

[ˈəʊgl] VTcomerse con los ojos
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ogle

[ˈəʊgəl] vtlorgner
ogle at
vt fuslorgner
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ogle

vtkein Auge lassen or wenden von, begaffen (pej); (flirtatiously) → liebäugeln mit, schöne Augen machen (+dat); legs, girlsschielen nach, beäuge(l)n (esp hum), → beaugapfeln (hum)
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ogle

[ˈəʊgl] vtmangiarsi con gli occhi
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References in classic literature ?
Here are dressing and ogling, falsehood, envy, malice, scandal; in short, everything which is common to the most splendid assembly, or politest circle.
There is a great quantity of eating and drinking, making love and jilting, laughing and the contrary, smoking, cheating, fighting, dancing and fiddling; there are bullies pushing about, bucks ogling the women, knaves picking pockets, policemen on the look-out, quacks (OTHER quacks, plague take them!) bawling in front of their booths, and yokels looking up at the tinselled dancers and poor old rouged tumblers, while the light-fingered folk are operating upon their pockets behind.
He forgot his solo, and the expected compliments; and, for the rest of the evening, that thrilling expression floated in his brain, and was present to his thoughts; it was worth a thousand of the studied glances that were continually aimed at him from all sides of the room, and with every variety of eye--from the piercing black, to the ogling gray.
Godfrey said, "Dear old Betteredge, I have the truest regard for him!" He was embracing his sisters, and ogling Miss Rachel, while he honoured me with that testimony of affection.