Definition of ogle in English:


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Pronunciation: /ˈəʊg(ə)l


[with object]


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  • A lecherous look: a vaguely erotic ogle
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    • In Shakespeare's time an oeillade was an amorous glance or an ogle.
    • And what about all those who have stolen a quick ogle at the stewardesses…
    • Several hugs for Matt, many ogles at incredibly hot guys, and one hour of frustrating luggage checking later, four harassed but extremely excited girls huddled around Rachel, wishing her luck.



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  • These so called lecherous oglers didn't hit on me thank goodness and we left without violence.
  • Don't get me wrong; I'm still a shameless ogler.
  • One of the oglers was elbowed roughly by his companion, a beefy ginger-haired young man in a football jersey, who warned, ‘Whoa, throttle back there, stud.’


late 17th century: probably from Low German or Dutch; compare with Low German oegeln, frequentative of oegen 'look at'.

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