ogle


1ogle

verb \ˈō-gəl also ˈä-\

: to look at (someone) in a way that shows sexual attraction

: to look at (something) in a way that suggests strong interest or desire

ogledogling \-g(ə-)liŋ\

Full Definition of OGLE

intransitive verb
:  to glance with amorous invitation or challenge
transitive verb
1
:  to eye amorously or provocatively
2
:  to look at especially with greedy or interested attention
ogler \-g(ə-)lər\ noun

Examples of OGLE

  1. He sat at the bar, ogling several women.
  2. He ogled the new cars on the lot.
  3. I was ogling the dessert menu before my meal even arrived.

Origin of OGLE

probably from Low German oegeln, from oog eye; akin to Old High German ouga eye — more at eye
First Known Use: 1682

Related to OGLE

Synonyms
leer (at), make eyes (at)

2ogle

noun

Definition of OGLE

:  an amorous or coquettish glance

First Known Use of OGLE

1694

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