goggle

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • v goggle look with amazement; look stupidly
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Goggle A disk with a small aperture, to direct the sight forward, and cure squinting.
    • Goggle A kind of spectacles with short, projecting eye tubes, in the front end of which are fixed plain glasses for protecting the eyes from cold, dust, etc.
    • Goggle A strained or affected rolling of the eye.
    • Goggle Any screen or cover for the eyes, with or without a slit for seeing through.
    • Goggle Colored glasses for relief from intense light.
    • a Goggle Full and rolling, or staring; -- said of the eyes. "The long, sallow vissage, the goggle eyes."
    • v. i Goggle To roll the eyes; to stare. "And wink and goggle like an owl."
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • goggle To strain or roll the eyes in a squinting, blinking, or staring way; roll about staringly, as the eyes.
    • goggle To roll or shake about loosely.
    • goggle To roll (the eyes) about blinkingly and staringly.
    • n goggle A strained, blinking, or squinting rolling of the eye.
    • n goggle plural An instrument worn like spectacles, with plain or colored glasses fixed in short tubes spreading at the base over the eyes, for their protection from cold, dust, sparks, etc., or from too great intensity of light, or so contrived as to direct the eyes straight forward, in order to cure squinting.
    • n goggle Spectacles.
    • n goggle Blinds for horses that are apt to take fright.
    • goggle To swallow; gobble.
    • n goggle plural A parasitic disease of sheep, caused by the presence of a bladder-worm in the brain which causes dizziness, staggering gait, walking in a circle, spasms, and convulsions. Also called staggers, gid, and turnsick.
    • n goggle The garden gooseberry, Ribes Grossularia.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • v.i Goggle gog′l to strain or roll the eyes
    • adj Goggle rolling: staring: prominent
    • n Goggle a stare or affected rolling of the eye:
    • n Goggle (pl.) spectacles with projecting eye-tubes: blinds for shying horses
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Cf. Ir. & Gael. gog, a nod, slight motion

Usage

In literature:

Oh, I was forgetting: you might give Mr. Shears your goggles!
"The Blonde Lady" by Maurice Leblanc
There were two sets of motor goggles.
"The Man Who Knew" by Edgar Wallace
There were some goggles in the kit I didn't savvy until I put them on and surveyed the landscape out the viewport.
"The Night of the Long Knives" by Fritz Reuter Leiber
He wore a dust-coat, a cap, and goggles which seemed to be too large for him.
"The Girl and The Bill" by Bannister Merwin
Logotheti had taken off his cap in order to adjust his goggles and shield.
"Fair Margaret" by Francis Marion Crawford
Throw off your goggles and receive the rays of the sunlight which forever stand in the bosom of reason.
"Philosophy of Osteopathy" by Andrew T. Still
Pipe de guy wit' de goggles?
"Patty's Success" by Carolyn Wells
His eyes goggled, and his manner at all times was that of a staring and earnest self-importance.
"The House with the Green Shutters" by George Douglas Brown
He leaned there, hands outspread against the wall behind him, staring at Joel with goggling eyes.
"All the Brothers Were Valiant" by Ben Ames Williams
He only saw a testy, red-faced old fellow with goggle eyes, and seventy-four years old, and past his work.
"Bardell v. Pickwick" by Percy Fitzgerald
One day he wore green goggles, but soon threw them away in disgust.
"Robert Toombs" by Pleasant A. Stovall
And no more performing-dog toques, but big hats and feathers and motor-cars and furs, but no goggles!
"The Bill-Toppers" by Andre Castaigne
A puzzled frown wrinkled his forehead above the goggles.
"Panther Eye" by Roy J. Snell
The head boy of the Fifth is one named Hasluck, is he not, wearer of goggles?
"The Hero of Garside School" by J. Harwood Panting
No wonder you wear goggles!
"Across the Mesa" by Jarvis Hall
When ready to begin frying two dozen pies, Theodora donned the mask and goggles and put on a pair of old kid gloves.
"When Life Was Young" by C. A. Stephens
Dudley sat and goggled at the two of us, but Macartney stared at the floor, his face still ghastly.
"The La Chance Mine Mystery" by Susan Carleton Jones
He wore the silk cap of a chauffeur, a pair of automobile goggles, and a long automobile coat.
"The White Mice" by Richard Harding Davis
For an instant it goggled crazily at us.
"Astounding Stories of Super-Science September 1930" by Various
Red unwinking eyes stared out at him from goggles set in a helmet.
"Pirates of the Gorm" by Nat Schachner
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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
Well he knew the tricks of magic,
And the lapstone on his knee
Had the gift of the Mormon's goggles
Or the stone of Doctor Dee.
"Cobbler Keezar's Vision" by John Greenleaf Whittier
I bust a bolted door. The parson gasps:
The air inside is 'eavy with the drug.
A fat Chow goggles at the broken hasps;
Another dreams un'eedin' on a rug.
Out by the other door-past piles uv fruit -
'Ow we did scoot!
"'Ave a 'eart!" by C J Dennis
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
He donned the goggles arid the coat, the cap, the gloves, the scarf,
And pushed it to the stable-yard, supported by the staff
He jacked the wheel and kicked with fine spectacular disdain,
It gave a sort of wheezy cough, and so he kicked again.
"My Curate's Motor Bike" by John O Brien

In news:

No Beer Goggles For Baseball Stadium Brew Prices.
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Tyler Hansbrough goes with goggles .
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Google Goggles are for New York City hipsters.
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Well, Google has produced a teaser video for the Google Goggles that broke cover a little while back.
How Google's Goggles Will Revolutionize Real Life.
In the first part, we're going to make those plastic welding goggles look like they're made of well-worn metal.
Google's Goggles : Is The Future Right Before Our Eyes.
Google goggles coming later this year.
Google Goggles with Heads Up Display May Arrive Soon.
Ski goggles with a heads up display (1:35).
How drunk would Seattle look through these goggles .
Google Goggles for the enterprise.
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