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goggle-box Line breaks: goggle-box

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Definition of goggle-box in English:


(the goggle-box) British informal
A television set: mindless watching of the goggle-box
More example sentences
  • How could anyone have watched this complex sport of tennis without the authoritative tones booming from the goggle-box: ‘what a forehand’.
  • It will get you out of the living room and away from the goggle-box to see some spectacular big-screen entertainment which will remind you that spectacle isn't everything.
  • You think that sounds too dull to ever make it onto the goggle-box?
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