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

 

ogle

 verb
verb
BrE BrE//ˈəʊɡl//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈoʊɡl//
 
Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they ogle
BrE BrE//ˈəʊɡl//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈoʊɡl//
 
he / she / it ogles
BrE BrE//ˈəʊɡlz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈoʊɡlz//
 
past simple ogled
BrE BrE//ˈəʊɡld//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈoʊɡld//
 
past participle ogled
BrE BrE//ˈəʊɡld//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈoʊɡld//
 
-ing form ogling
BrE BrE//ˈəʊɡlɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈoʊɡlɪŋ//
 
 
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[transitive, intransitive] ogle (somebody) to look hard at somebody in an offensive way, usually showing sexual interest He was not in the habit of ogling women. Word Origin late 17th cent.: probably from Low German or Dutch; compare with Low German oegeln, frequentative of oegen ‘look at’.
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