[ oh-guhl ]
/ ˈoʊ gəl /
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verb (used with object), o·gled, o·gling.
to look at amorously, flirtatiously, or impertinently.
to eye; look or stare at.
verb (used without object), o·gled, o·gling.
to look amorously, flirtatiously, or impertinently.
to look or stare.
an amorous, flirtatious, or impertinent glance or stare.
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Origin of ogle
OTHER WORDS FROM ogleogler, nounun·o·gled, adjective
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How to use ogle in a sentence
Women have long been told to cover up their sexy parts, as the world ogles them, sometimes to aggressive extremes.Women, It's Time to Reclaim Our Breasts|Emily Shire|September 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In one scene set inside a Brooklyn bistro, he ogles a twenty-something French woman.Woody Allen Plays a Creepy Pimp in ‘Fading Gigolo’ and It’s Pretty Tough to Watch|Marlow Stern|March 31, 2014|DAILY BEAST
These ogles Mrs. Harries interpreted truthfully and she whipped up her jealous rage.My Neighbors|Caradoc Evans
Mr. Snivel ogles Madame Montford over the page of a book he affects to read.An Outcast|F. Colburn Adams
He ogles it, and would fain caress it; but I beg that none offer to meddle with it; for it is reserved for their worships.Gargantua and Pantagruel, Complete.|Francois Rabelais
The fire was supposed to have originated in Captain Ogles room.The Chronicles of Newgate, vol. 1/2|Arthur Griffiths
Then comes out Mirthfulness, and sits astride the broken bowsprit, and ogles a dancing tune.Alcohol and the Human Brain|Joseph Cook
British Dictionary definitions for ogle
/ (ˈəʊɡəl) /
to look at (someone) amorously or lustfully
(tr) to stare or gape at
a flirtatious or lewd look
Derived forms of ogleogler, noun
Word Origin for ogle
C17: probably from Low German oegeln, from oegen to look at
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