Goggling
Goggle \Gog"gle\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Goggled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Goggling}.] [Cf. Ir. & Gael. gog a nod, slight motion.] To roll the eyes; to stare. [1913 Webster]

And wink and goggle like an owl. --Hudibras. [1913 Webster]


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  • Goggle — Gog gle, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Goggled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Goggling}.] [Cf. Ir. & Gael. gog a nod, slight motion.] To roll the eyes; to stare. [1913 Webster] And wink and goggle like an owl. Hudibras. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Goggled — Goggle Gog gle, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Goggled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Goggling}.] [Cf. Ir. & Gael. gog a nod, slight motion.] To roll the eyes; to stare. [1913 Webster] And wink and goggle like an owl. Hudibras. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • goggle — I. intransitive verb (goggled; goggling) Etymology: Middle English gogelen to squint Date: 1742 to stare with wide or protuberant eyes • goggler noun II. adjective Date: 1540 protuberant, staring < …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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  • goggle — /gog euhl/, n., v., goggled, goggling, adj. n. 1. goggles, large spectacles equipped with special lenses, protective rims, etc., to prevent injury to the eyes from strong wind, flying objects, blinding light, etc. 2. a bulging or wide open look… …   Universalium

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