- 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 oglinggawk, eyeball, rubberneck, glare, look, eye, fix, goggle, watch, focus, gaze, peer, leer, rivet
Examples from the Web for ogling
Contemporary Examples of ogling
What do Tiger Woods, his numerous alleged girlfriends, and we, the ogling, obsessed onlookers all have in common?2009: The Most Impulsive Year Ever
December 18, 2009
They were the kind of boys who came to New York to see theatre on spring break instead of ogling girls in Daytona Beach.Rupert Everett Unleashed
April 6, 2009
Historical Examples of ogling
But the dim lights seemed to be ogling each other and smiling, as he passed.The Book of Khalid
While the crowd was ogling this ascent, I walked through the temple doors.The Repairman
Verinder helped himself to a sandwich, ogling Moya the while with his eyeglass.The Highgrader
William MacLeod Raine
She was always imagining him ogling at every woman that he came across.The Good Soldier
Ford Madox Ford
Emily, who was standing in the doorway, ogling him unseen, came forward.Colorado Jim
- to look at (someone) amorously or lustfully
- (tr) to stare or gape at
- a flirtatious or lewd look
Word Origin for ogle
Word Origin and History for ogling
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).