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Ogle \O"gle\ ([=o]g'l), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Ogled ([=o]g'ld); p. pr. & vb. n. Ogling ([=o]"gl[i^]ng).] [From a Dutch word corresponding to G. ["a]ugeln to ogle, fr. auge eye; cf. D. ooglonken to ogle, OD. oogen to cast sheep's eyes upon, ooge eye. See Eye.]

  1. To view or look at with side glances, as in fondness, or with a design to attract notice.

    And ogling all their audience, ere they speak.

  2. To stare at conspicuously or impertinently.


vb. (en-past of: ogle)

Usage examples of "ogled".

They strolled the streets and ogled the enticingly stocked shop windows and bought things.

They ogled the local architecture, toured museums and galleries, browsed or bought in the luxury shops or the cheap flea markets, strolled in the Boboli Gardens, or rode in a vettura to see the view that Boccaccio and Lorenzo de Medici and Shelley and other immortals had seen from the hill of Fiesole.

They ogled me, ogled the carnage—blood and wine and ale and shattered furniture everywhere—ogled their cursing fellow rolling around on the floor frantically trying to disentangle the whip from his knees .

When the time came to don her armor, Antonina was amused by the way her maid ogled the cuirass.

Jack Kennedy ogled women and “bewitched, bothered and bewildered” them with “baubles, bangles, beads” and “brilliant Boston beatitudes.

Inset here and there were panels of gold quartz, and Stevens ogled these, gripped by the fascination which gold always holds for civilized white men.

The man shook like a scared rabbit in Doc’s clutch, and ogled the door.

The men held her hand too long and ogled her when they thought she or their wives were not looking.