Meaning of goggle-eyed in English:



Translate goggle-eyed into Spanish


  • Having staring or protuberant eyes, especially through astonishment.

    ‘he ran out of the room, leaving Mrs Clamp goggle-eyed’
    • ‘you can buy goggle-eyed skate direct from the fishing boats’
    • ‘He really stared at me, goggle-eyed, with his mouth hanging open.’
    • ‘If these choices get too overwhelming, there's also a tasting menu at Craft, which I ordered on my second visit after staring goggle-eyed at the menu for a minute or two.’
    • ‘I don't stare goggle-eyed at them like the boys do.’
    • ‘As my mother stepped out of the U-Haul, she stared goggle-eyed up at it, as if it were a work of art, a masterpiece.’
    • ‘She stared goggle-eyed for a few seconds before giving a short yell of glee.’
    • ‘She was staring at him goggle-eyed only because she knew that it would irritate him.’
    • ‘Matt stared at Sam, as goggle-eyed as a goldfish peering out of its bowl at an approaching cat.’
    • ‘Richard E. Grant (a teetotaller in ‘real-life’) is superb as the goggle-eyed, perpetually-wired, scarecrow-ish and amoral Withnail.’
    • ‘Instead of trying to bend it like Beckham or going goggle-eyed at the latest computer game, the 14-year-old from Chadderton would much rather grab a hammer and head for the hills.’
    • ‘My hands trembled so hard that I was terrified of dropping her, and I can only imagine the slackjawed, goggle-eyed look of wonder that must have been pasted on my face.’
    • ‘With goggle-eyed disbelief, we follow the exploits of this audacious free-spirit, gifted with the ability of unflagging self-invention.’
    • ‘It wasn't until later in the day that I saw the sweaty, goggle-eyed faces of the weather forecasters on the television and realised that somebody, somewhere, was playing a dirty trick on me.’
    • ‘If being headachy and somewhat goggle-eyed is the price to pay for maintaining one's friendships through the internet, I can probably handle it a while longer.’
    • ‘‘Their faces were an absolute picture, they were all goggle-eyed looking at the new toys and equipment,’ she said.’
    • ‘However, the goggle-eyed viewing didn't end there.’
    • ‘We were all goggle-eyed and we were taking it all in.’
    • ‘The moment, for instance, when our hero arrives goggle-eyed in the big Tampa Bay stadium is the best in the film.’
    • ‘He gazed goggle-eyed at the monuments to the great and good interred there, and read their epitaphs with awe.’
    • ‘There was a certain electrical frequency on a plane that usually prevented her from getting any meaningful rest and left her staring goggle-eyed at the white light of the in-flight movie while the rest of the cabin plunged into darkness.’
    • ‘He was looking quite goggle-eyed when he'd worked out how much there's likely to be.’
    astonished, astounded, amazed, staggered, surprised, startled, stunned, confounded, nonplussed, stupefied, dazed, dumbstruck, open-mouthed, agape, speechless, at a loss for words, thunderstruck, goggle-eyed, wide-eyed