A woman wearing a pair of goggles.
- The definition of goggle is protective eyewear.
An example of goggle is eyewear worn during skiing.
- Goggle is defined as to stare at with wide-open eyes.
An example of goggle is to look at a gorgeous person for an extended period of time.
intransitive verb-·gled, -·gling
- to stare with bulging or wide-open eyes
- to roll the eyes
- to bulge or open wide in a stare
- to roll: said of the eyes
Origin of goggleMiddle English gogelen, to look obliquely, frequentative formation probably from Celtic base, as in Irish gog, a nod, Welsh gogi, to shake
- a staring with bulging eyes
- [pl.] any of various types of protective eyeglasses, typically fitted with side guards, special lenses, etc.: ski goggles
verbgog·gled, gog·gling, gog·gles
- To stare with wide and bulging eyes.
- To roll or bulge. Used of the eyes.
- A stare or leer.
- goggles A pair of tight-fitting eyeglasses, often tinted or having side shields, worn to protect the eyes from hazards such as wind, glare, water, or flying debris.
Origin of goggleMiddle English gogelen to squint
(third-person singular simple present goggles, present participle goggling, simple past and past participle goggled)
Compare Irish and Gaelic gog, a nod, a slight motion.