goggle-eyed

[ gog-uh l-ahyd ]
/ ˈgɒg əlˌaɪd /
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adjective

having bulging, wide-open, or rolling eyes, especially in astonishment or wonderment.

adverb

with bulging, wide-open eyes.

Origin of goggle-eyed

1350–1400; Middle English gogel eied squinting, looking sideways
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British Dictionary definitions for goggle-eyed

goggle-eyed


adjective

(often postpositive) with a surprised, staring, or fixed expression
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Word Origin and History for goggle-eyed

goggle-eyed


adj.

late 14c.; see goggle (v.).

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