Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A prominent squinting or staring eye.
  • noun Squinting; strabismus.
  • noun The rock-bass, a centrarchid fish.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun One of two or more species of American fresh-water fishes of the family Centrarchidæ, esp. Chænobryttus antistius, of Lake Michigan and adjacent waters, and Ambloplites rupestris, of the Great Lakes and Mississippi Valley; -- so called from their prominent eyes.
  • noun The goggler.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun of Atlantic coastal waters; commonly used for bait

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Examples

  • It's basically a big spring creek, and the brown trout, rainbow trout smallmouth bass, and goggle-eye fishing is epic, and the scenery is amazing.

    Outdoor Trips

  • It's basically a big spring creek, and the brown trout, rainbow trout smallmouth bass, and goggle-eye fishing is epic, and the scenery is amazing.

    Outdoor Trips

  • It's basically a big spring creek, and the brown trout, rainbow trout smallmouth bass, and goggle-eye fishing is epic, and the scenery is amazing.

    Outdoor Trips

  • It's basically a big spring creek, and the brown trout, rainbow trout smallmouth bass, and goggle-eye fishing is epic, and the scenery is amazing.

    Outdoor Trips

  • Not long ago I was wading a local river for smallmouth and mixed in with the day's catch were a bunch of chunky rock bass (a.k.a. redeye, goggle-eye and rock perch).

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  • Families of Negroes were cane fishing in the shallows for goggle-eye perch and bullheads.

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  • We fished until almost dinnertime, then cleaned and scraped our stringer of bluegill, goggle-eye perch, and sacalait in the sluice of water from the windmill.

    The Convict and Other Stories

  • As Head Six and Head Baltar walk down Times Square, a goggle-eye blue-barred pigeon flies onto Baltar's shoulder and perches there . . .

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  • For some reason, I thought Ed "Big Daddy" Roth had created the Weird-Ohs, those hot rod driving, goggle-eye, leering monsters clutching oversized shiftsticks.

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  • Any pet store contains goggle-eye, big-cheeked goldfish by the bowlful.

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