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ogle

play
verb \ˈō-gəl also ˈä-\

Definition of ogle

ogled

;

ogling

play \ˈō-g(ə-)liŋ also ˈä-\
  1. intransitive verb
  2. :  to glance with amorous invitation or challenge He was tempted to ogle at young ladies.

  3. transitive verb
  4. 1 :  to eye amorously or provocatively He sat at the bar ogling several women.

  5. 2 :  to look at especially with greedy or interested attention we ogled the chocolate confections — Ann K. Ludwig

ogler

play \ˈō-g(ə-)lər also ˈä-\ noun

Examples of ogle in a sentence

  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 and Etymology of ogle

probably from Low German oegeln, from oog eye; akin to Old High German ouga eye — more at eye


First Known Use: 1682


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ogle

noun

Definition of ogle

  1. :  an amorous or coquettish glance

Origin and Etymology of ogle

see 1ogle


First Known Use: circa 1668


OGLE Defined for English Language Learners

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ogle

play
verb \ˈō-gəl also ˈä-\

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

ogle

play
verb \ˈō-gəl\

Definition of ogle for Students

ogled

;

ogling

  1. :  to look at in a way that suggests unusual interest or desire


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