Definition of google in English:

Share this entry


Pronunciation: /ˈɡo͞oɡ(ə)l/


[with object]
Search for information about (someone or something) on the Internet using the search engine Google: I recently googled my 7th grade teacher and found his current email address [no object]: she spent the afternoon googling aimlessly
More example sentences
  • You were the crush I've never forgotten and since the Internet has arrived, I've even googled your name Tim, but where would I begin.
  • And this is the kind of thing I don't need coming up under my full name when I'm googled.
  • You've probably also heard me talk about how much I wanted to find him - how long I've been searching, googling him all the time and never finding anything.



(also googlable) adjective
Example sentences
  • I guess I am always aware that what I write here is easily googleable.
  • I don't mind if the archives are googleable to the outside world.
  • I'm a kid and don't want everything to be permanently googleable.


1990s: from Google, the proprietary name of the search engine.

Words that rhyme with google

bugle, frugal, fugal
Share this entry

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.