googly

noun
goo·gly | \ ˈgüglē , -li \
plural -es

Definition of googly 

(Entry 1 of 2)

: an offbreak in cricket with a leg-break action

called also bosey, wrong'un

googly

adjective
\ " \

Definition of googly (Entry 2 of 2)

: bulging, staring a large scarecrow with googly eyes —Evelyn Woodforde

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History and Etymology for googly

Noun

origin unknown

Adjective

alteration of goggly

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