goggle

verb
gog·​gle | \ ˈgä-gəl How to pronounce goggle (audio) \
goggled; goggling

Definition of goggle

 (Entry 1 of 2)

intransitive verb

: to stare with wide or protuberant eyes goggled with amazement at the huge statue

goggle

adjective

Definition of goggle (Entry 2 of 2)

: protuberant, staring goggle eyes

Other Words from goggle

Verb

goggler \ ˈgä-​g(ə-​)lər How to pronounce goggle (audio) \ noun

Adjective

goggly \ ˈgä-​g(ə-​)lē How to pronounce goggle (audio) \ adjective

Synonyms for goggle

Synonyms: Verb

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Examples of goggle in a Sentence

Verb He goggled in amazement at the huge statue. goggled at the elaborate costumes and floats in the Mardi Gras parade
Recent Examples on the Web: Verb Mok, the former second-in-command of the Yellow Neck daofei, goggled his eyes in surprise. Christian Holub, EW.com, 5 May 2020 Any human eye, goggled by a car’s windshield, can graft such fantasies onto the great Mojave. Dan Chiasson, The New York Review of Books, 6 June 2019 Owing as much to his big leg as to his goggled face, Georgia kicker Rodrigo Blankenship may very well be the star of the national championship game. Dan Gartland, SI.com, 8 Jan. 2018 Kevin Heenan, the thin-goggled duke with 30-foot range. Tom Corvin, latimes.com, 15 Mar. 2018 After her final run, the American freeskier remained down at the bottom of the halfpipe, hands covering her goggled eyes, undoubtedly overcome with emotions. The Si Staff, SI.com, 24 Feb. 2018 Hippos goggled at us from their muddy pools; crocodiles blinked from sandbanks. Paul Theroux, Town & Country, 17 June 2013 Hippos goggled at us from their muddy pools Paul Theroux, Town & Country, 17 June 2013 Of course, the short, goggled and sometimes cyclopean minions are on hand, engaging in a prison food fight and dancing in a cancan-like production number. Innocuous pandemonium ensues in candy colors. Andy Webster, New York Times, 29 June 2017 Recent Examples on the Web: Adjective Use brown cardstock for the pots, add goggle eyes and draw on a cute smile. Mariah Thomas, Good Housekeeping, 21 Apr. 2022 To place an order, go to the city’s Facebook page and click on the goggle docs link found in the post about this fundraiser. cleveland, 18 Oct. 2021 That is why Apple has applied for patents on various mini-goggle and glasses designs, which will most likely be the medium that delivers the most significant AR user experience. Tim Bajarin, Forbes, 11 Oct. 2021 Supremely comfortable with foam cushioned ear cups and a ski goggle-style headband, this headset gives just about anyone a snug, comfortable fit without putting undue pressure on their head or ears. Quentyn Kennemer, Forbes, 7 June 2021 Supremely comfortable with foam cushioned ear cups and a ski goggle-style headband, this headset gives just about anyone a snug, comfortable fit without putting undue pressure on their head or ears. Quentyn Kennemer, Forbes, 7 June 2021 Supremely comfortable with foam cushioned ear cups and a ski goggle-style headband, this headset gives just about anyone a snug, comfortable fit without putting undue pressure on their head or ears. Quentyn Kennemer, Forbes, 7 June 2021 The attacker wore goggle-style glasses and a blank expression. Washington Post, 10 June 2021 Last fall, Kipman told ABC News that the goggle system provides soldiers with a significant upgrade in situational awareness. Luis Martinez, ABC News, 1 Apr. 2021 See More

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First Known Use of goggle

Verb

1742, in the meaning defined above

Adjective

1540, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for goggle

Verb and Adjective

Middle English gogelen to squint

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“Goggle.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/goggle. Accessed 22 May. 2022.

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More Definitions for goggle

goggle

verb
gog·​gle | \ ˈgä-gəl How to pronounce goggle (audio) \
goggled; goggling

Kids Definition of goggle

: to stare with bulging or rolling eyes

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