goggle-eyed


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goggle-eyed

1. With the eyes open very wide in surprise. I have some great pictures of the kids looking positively goggle-eyed at the zoo. Mary's announcement that she was pregnant left most of us goggle-eyed.
2. slang Drunk. Do you remember last night at the bar at all? You were really goggle-eyed!

goggle-eyed

and googly-eyed (ˈgɑglæɑɪd and ˈgugliɑɪd)
mod. alcohol intoxicated and staring. Willy was goggle-eyed and couldn’t stand up.
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