Ogle Definition

ōgəl, ôgəl
ogled, ogles, ogling
verb
To keep looking (at) boldly and with obvious desire; make eyes (at)
Webster's New World
To look or stare at, especially in a desirous manner.
American Heritage
To look or stare, especially desirously.
American Heritage
noun
A sustained look or stare, especially a desirous one.
American Heritage
An ogling look.
Webster's New World
Wiktionary
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Other Word Forms of Ogle

Noun

Singular:
ogle
Plural:
ogles

Origin of Ogle

  • 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

  • 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

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