Definition of Goggles

1. Noun. Tight-fitting spectacles worn to protect the eyes.

Generic synonyms: Eyeglasses, Glasses, Specs, Spectacles
Language type: Plural, Plural Form



Definition of Goggles

1. Noun. Protective eyewear set in a flexible frame to fit snugly against the face. ¹

2. Verb. (third-person singular of goggle) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Goggles

1. goggle [v] - See also: goggle

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Goggles

gogga
goggle
goggle-box
goggle-boxes
goggle-eye
goggle-eyed
goggle-eyed plover
goggle box
goggle boxes
gogglebox
goggleboxes
goggled
goggleeyed
goggler
gogglers
goggles (current term)
gogglier
goggliest
goggling
gogglings
goggly
goglet
goglets
gogo
gogos
goier
goiest
goin
goin'
going

Literary usage of Goggles

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1. Waste in Industry by American Engineering Council (1921)
"We have had hundreds of goggles broken from flying chips, and have had a good ... We even go further than this and provide special lenses in goggles for men ..."

2. The Modern Factory: Safety, Sanitation and Welfare by George Moses Price (1914)
"Safety goggles. 3. They should present as large a field of vision as possible. 4. ... The lenses in the goggles must be so fitted as to be easily exchanged. ..."

3. Helmets and Body Armor in Modern Warfare by Bashford Dean (1920)
"Splinter goggles and face defense. British, 1917 Fig. 183. ... Splinter goggles having single visual slit. Model by Thomas C. Harris, Washington, DC Fig. ..."

4. Navy Seal Physical Fitness Guide edited by Patricia A. Deuster (1998)
"Swimming Pool Gear goggles The most important gear for pool training is a good set of ... Get goggles that can be adjusted across the bridge of the nose. ..."

5. The Northwest Coast by James Gilchrist Swan (1857)
"Captain Smith and his goggles.—We get nearly wrecked by reason of the Fog on Captain Smith's " Specks."—Arrive safe at last.—Return to the Columbia in ..."

6. Travel and Adventure in the Territory of Alaska: Formerly Russian America by Frederick Whymper (1868)
"... Wake " — Four- post Coffins — Superstitions — " Corralling " deer — News travels fast — Furs and trading — Indian women —Indian "goggles. ..."

7. With a Field Ambulance at Ypres: Being Letters Written March 7-August 15, 1915 by William Boyd (1916)
"... XI A DINNER IN goggles My 3, 1915. YESTERDAY evening 1 rode over to the artillery position for a dinner party which A gave in his dug-out. ..."

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