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[gog-uh l-boks] /ˈgɒg əlˌbɒks/

noun, British Slang.
a television set.
(Brit, slang) a television set


An eager, rather idealistic, person; goo-goo: Those do-goody goggleboxes in student government didn’t help me at all

[1980s+ Students; probably fr the notion that such people wear goggles, ”glasses”; used in the 1984 movie Repo Man]


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