Ogling
Ogle O"gle ([=o]g'l), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Ogled} ([=o]g'ld); p. pr. & vb. n. {Ogling} ([=o]"gl[i^]ng).] [From a Dutch word corresponding to G. ["a]ugeln to ogle, fr. auge eye; cf. D. ooglonken to ogle, OD. oogen to cast sheep's eyes upon, ooge eye. See {Eye}.] 1. To view or look at with side glances, as in fondness, or with a design to attract notice. [1913 Webster]

And ogling all their audience, ere they speak. --Dryden. [1913 Webster]

2. To stare at conspicuously or impertinently. [PJC]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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