Ogle meaning

ōgəl, ôgəl
Ogle is defined as to stare in a way that shows desire.

An example of ogle is a teenage boy looking at the women in the Sports Illustrated swim suit edition.

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To keep looking (at) boldly and with obvious desire; make eyes (at)
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To look or stare at, especially in a desirous manner.
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To look or stare, especially desirously.
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A sustained look or stare, especially a desirous one.
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An ogling look.
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(intransitive) To stare at (someone or something), especially impertinently, amorously, or covetously.
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Origin of ogle

  • Perhaps from Low German oghelen, oegeln frequentative of oegen to eye from oghe, oge eye okw- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Middle Dutch *ooghelen, oeghelen (“to ogle"), frequentative form of oogen (“to eye"); or from Middle Low German ogelen (“to look at, ogle"), frequentative of ogen, ougen (“to eye, see"), equivalent to og- +"Ž -le. Compare German äugeln (“to ogle"). More at eye, -le.

    From Wiktionary