beer goggles

plural noun
Updated on: 11 Mar 2018

Definition of beer goggles

: the effects of alcohol thought of metaphorically as a pair of goggles that alter a person's perceptions especially by making others appear more attractive than they actually are

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First Known Use of beer goggles

1987


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