Goggles



[gog-uh l] /ˈgɒg əl/

noun
1.
goggles.

2.
a bulging or wide-open look of the eyes; stare.
verb (used without object), goggled, goggling.
3.
to stare with bulging or wide-open eyes.
Synonyms: gape, ogle, gawk, gawp, glare.
4.
(of the eyes) to bulge and be wide open in a stare.
5.
to roll the eyes.
6.
(of the eyes) to roll.
7.
Informal. to spearfish.
verb (used with object), goggled, goggling.
8.
to roll (the eyes).
adjective
9.
(of the eyes) rolling, bulging, or staring.
/ˈɡɒɡəl/
verb
1.
(intransitive) to stare stupidly or fixedly, as in astonishment
2.
to cause (the eyes) to roll or bulge or (of the eyes) to roll or bulge
noun
3.
a fixed or bulging stare
4.
(pl) spectacles, often of coloured glass or covered with gauze: used to protect the eyes
n.

“spectacles, protective eyeglasses,” 1715; see goggle.
v.

1530s, from Middle English gogelen “to roll (the eyes) about” (late 14c.), influenced by Middle English gogel-eyed “squint-eyed, one-eyed” (late 14c.), of uncertain origin, perhaps somehow imitative. As a surname (Robert le Gogel) attested from c.1300. Related: Goggled; goggling. As a noun, 1650s, “goggling look;” earlier “person who goggles” (1610s).

noun

Eyeglasses: I can’t read that without my goggles (1836+)

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