autem goggler

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autem goggler

obsolete One who plays the role of a religious soothsayer or prophet as part of a con. "Autem" is an obsolete slang word for church; "goggler" may refer to the verb "goggle," meaning to stare with wide-open or bulging eyes, as at some extraordinary spectacle. Don't be swindled by those autem gogglers. Their goods are as useful as naval lint, but they'll cost you a pretty penny.
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