[ goo-glee ]
/ ˈgu gli /
noun, plural goo·glies.Cricket.
a bowled ball that swerves in one direction and breaks in the other.
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Origin of googly
First recorded in 1900–05; origin uncertain
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Riley, a former fighter, sees in Cal shades of his former self, and watches his fights with googly I-love-you-man eyes.
British Dictionary definitions for googly
/ (ˈɡuːɡlɪ) /
noun plural -lies
cricket an off break bowled with a leg break action
Word Origin for googly
C20: Australian, of unknown origin
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