Definition of ogle
oglingplay \ˈō-g(ə-)liŋ also ˈä-\
: to glance with amorous invitation or challenge He was tempted to ogle at young ladies.
1 : to eye amorously or provocatively He sat at the bar ogling several women.
2 : to look at especially with greedy or interested attention we ogled the chocolate confections — Ann K. Ludwig
oglerplay \ˈō-g(ə-)lər also ˈä-\ noun
Examples of ogle in a Sentence
He sat at the bar, ogling several women.
He ogled the new cars on the lot.
I was ogling the dessert menu before my meal even arrived.
Recent Examples of ogle from the Web
What woman wanted to ogle photos of nude men, much less buy a magazine full of them?
People used to come to Charleston to ogle the pastel mansions with the pretty side porches.
Police closed off Lake Street so visitors could shop casually, buy food and ogle the art displays or enjoy a beverage in a beer garden.
That doesn’t stop us from ogling a nice, juicy cheeseburger or a hot-pink hibiscus doughnut every once in a while (or several times a day).
Onlookers can see demonstrations of decorating principles, like making flowers, and of course ogle all the over-the-top designs.
CLUE #10 Come on down to Themis' house and ogle the display.
Fourth annual Father’s Day car show If dad is a car buff, or just likes ogling a good set of wheels, take him out to Belmont Park for the Father’s Day Car Show on from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday, June 18.
Like maybe if there was a man who was ogling a beautiful woman—
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Definition of ogle
: an amorous or coquettish glance
OGLE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of ogle for English Language Learners
: to look at (someone) in a way that shows sexual attraction
: to look at (something) in a way that suggests strong interest or desire
OGLE Defined for Kids
Definition of ogle for Students
: to look at in a way that suggests unusual interest or desire
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