- to look at amorously, flirtatiously, or impertinently.
- to eye; look or stare at.
- to look amorously, flirtatiously, or impertinently.
- to look or stare.
- an amorous, flirtatious, or impertinent glance or stare.
Origin of ogle
Related Words for oglesgawk, eyeball, rubberneck, glare, look, eye, fix, goggle, watch, focus, gaze, peer, leer, rivet
Examples from the Web for ogles
Contemporary Examples of ogles
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
March 31, 2014
Historical Examples of ogles
And all this even before he has opened his lips—by the mere power of his ogles and his temples.
On entering, Tallyho was reminded by his Cousin to button up his toggery, keep his ogles in action, and be awake.Real Life In London, Volumes I. and II.
Like lightning, our left returns between the ogles—and Ben bites the snow.Recreations of Christopher North, Volume 2
Then comes out Mirthfulness, and sits astride the broken bowsprit, and ogles a dancing tune.Alcohol and the Human Brain
These ogles Mrs. Harries interpreted truthfully and she whipped up her jealous rage.My Neighbors
- to look at (someone) amorously or lustfully
- (tr) to stare or gape at
- a flirtatious or lewd look
Word Origin for ogle
1680s, probably from Low German oeglen, frequentative of oegen "look at," from oege "eye," from Proto-Germanic *augon-, from PIE *okw- "to see" (see eye (n.)). Related to Dutch ogen "to look at," from oog "eye." Related: Ogled; ogling. The noun meaning "an amorous glance" is attested from 1711; earlier it meant "an eye" (1700).