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Definition of goggle verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

goggle

 verb
verb
BrE BrE//ˈɡɒɡl//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈɡɑːɡl//
 
Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they goggle
BrE BrE//ˈɡɒɡl//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈɡɑːɡl//
 
he / she / it goggles
BrE BrE//ˈɡɒɡlz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈɡɑːɡlz//
 
past simple goggled
BrE BrE//ˈɡɒɡld//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈɡɑːɡld//
 
past participle goggled
BrE BrE//ˈɡɒɡld//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈɡɑːɡld//
 
-ing form goggling
BrE BrE//ˈɡɒɡlɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈɡɑːɡlɪŋ//
 
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[intransitive] goggle (at somebody/something) (old-fashioned, informal) to look at somebody/something with your eyes wide open, especially because you are surprised or shocked See related entries: Surprise Word Origin Middle English (in the sense ‘look to one side, squint’): probably from a base symbolic of oscillating movement.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: goggle

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