goggle-eyed

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj goggle-eyed with eyes or mouth open in surprise
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Goggle-eyed Having prominent and distorted or rolling eyes.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • goggle-eyed Having prominent squinting or rolling eyes; squint-eyed.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • adj Goggle-eyed having prominent, distorted, or rolling eyes
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Prob. related to Ir. and Gael. gog, to nod.

Usage

In literature:

Naw, I sold my outfit to a goggle-eyed pilgrim that has an idea buffalo hides is prime all summer.
"Raw Gold" by Bertrand W. Sinclair
He did not, for instance, fear the Senate walruses, goggle-eying him from their ice cakes.
"The President" by Alfred Henry Lewis
If your eyes start to smart, wear dark goggles.
"Man of Many Minds" by E. Everett Evans
I felt mean to be stared at by such gigantic goggle-eyed creatures.
"Queer Stories for Boys and Girls" by Edward Eggleston
Dully Houston turned back to the sheriff and to the goggle-eyed Ba'tiste, trying to fathom it all.
"The White Desert" by Courtney Ryley Cooper
Peyton stares at the load goggle-eyed.
"Torchy and Vee" by Sewell Ford
He was standing rigid, goggled eyes staring immovably at a spot upon the ceiling.
"Triplanetary" by Edward Elmer Smith
But he wouldn't let Old Goggle-eyes take your things out.
"Chicken Little Jane" by Lily Munsell Ritchie
He looked around him, trying to probe the luminescent gloom that the goggles he wore brought to his eyes.
"Anything You Can Do ..." by Gordon Randall Garrett
He took his goggles and brought them down over his eyes, adjusting the helmet on his head.
"Out Like a Light" by Gordon Randall Garrett
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In poetry:

Dark the sea was: but I saw him,
One great head with goggle eyes,
Like a diabolic cherub
Flying in those fallen skies.
"The Fish" by Gilbert Keith Chesterton
But why did I kill him? Why? Why?
In the small, gilded room, near the stair?
My ears rack and throb with his cry,
And his eyes goggle under his hair,
As my fingers sink into the fair
White skin of his throat. It was I!
"After Hearing A Waltz" by Amy Lowell

In news:

The Sightmark Ghost Hunter Night Vision Goggle Kit is a dual-tube system that offers a more comfortable viewing system that's easier on the eyes and provides more detail than a single-tube system.
Already known as one of the best baits for game fish, the goggle-eye made perfect sense for a Williamson Live bait.
However, the Williamson Goggle Eye adds even more flash than the real thing thanks to its extra-large 3-D holographic eyes and embedded holographic foil.
A few donned eye goggles and snorkels.
The comic's mouth is pursed, his goggle eyes burst wide, his message unchanged: no respect.
Blake 's pirates, goggle-eyed and snaggle-toothed, finger their loot with dopey smiles as Rosie and Stickerino approach.
When working with forensic light sources, goggles & filtration are necessary to protect your eyes & to enhance the effect of the light in use.
Strap on the headset and adjust the goggle to your eyes.
California outerwear and gear company Oakley unveiled its brand new Airwave, a goggle that flashes all the information you could ever want—and probably a lot you don't need—directly in front of your eyes.
A Superhero's-Eye View of the World: Flying a Drone With Video Goggles .
His pro model goggle is less like a goggle and more like an eye visor.
Google's Goggles : Is The Future Right Before Our Eyes.
Jeanne Mixon, the wife of the New York Times national correspondent John Schwartz, arrived home one afternoon to find their 13-year-old son Joe incoherent, "goggle-eyed" and naked in the bathroom.
Special protection — Other types of protection , such as helmets or goggles with special filters to protect the eyes from optical radiation exposure, should be used for tasks such as welding or working with lasers.
The company offers personal protective equipment, including goggles, protective glasses, emergency eye wash, and fall-arrest equipment.
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