from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Having prominent or rolling eyes.

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  • adj. Having prominent eyes

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Having prominent and distorted or rolling eyes.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Having prominent squinting or rolling eyes; squint-eyed.

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

  • adj. with eyes or mouth open in surprise


Sorry, no etymologies found.


  • And a goggle-eyed character named “Google-Eyes” may leave some children using the incorrect phrase for a lifetime.

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  • I am a frog, on the dank edge of a great darkness, gazing goggle-eyed at the mystery and wonder of their flaming souls.


  • Holy ... well, I'm a bit goggle-eyed but, not about Max.

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  • [I'm goggle-eyed here, in case nobody can see -- ksa]

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  • At Million Dollar Point, on the east end of the island, goggle-eyed snorkelers survey vast amounts of equipment — trucks, tractors, what look to be small vessels, spare parts, earth-moving machinery — that still lie in the shallow grave where the Americans dumped them, on a once-pristine coral reef.

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  • Kelly Cates's 90‑second report from Rorke's Drift summing up the Zulu wars was pretty breathtaking, and do not even get me started on Dan and Rob Walker on the BBC Bus, with their series of goggle-eyed What I Did On My Holidays features.

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  • Ford watched goggle-eyed and adoring as Cricket did a strip-tease on the lawn, and Ian smiled at her bump-and-grind.

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  • They had dropped all pretense of scratching and pissing and were now standing goggle-eyed and open-mouthed, shamelessly eavesdropping on their exchange.

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  • If you're a Black person who's had to deal in the greater corporate world, academia, journalism or the entertainment industry, you have almost certainly run across that same goggle-eyed wonder/condescension/hostility to your success.

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  • Then I left while Jack stayed behind, letting the girls go goggle-eyed over his body and great looks.

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  • Magnus Bede chewing his lip, his wife chewing her nails, and Charles chewing her apron all stood goggle-eyed as Yorick swallowed the antidote...

    - William Steig, The Toy Brother

    September 15, 2008