googly googly

Definition(s):

  • (n) a cricket ball bowled as if to break one way that actually breaks in the opposite way

Synonym(s)

News

  1. College World Series Misspells "College" On Dugout

    Great googly-moogly. h/t to Michael
    on June 16, 2013     Source: Deadspin

  2. Even tattered flags can fetch big bucks at auction

    Cowles Syndicate Inc. This Uncle Sam was made with googly eyes and a fancy cap, but no beard. This is a German doll made in about 1918, the year World War I ended. He is carrying a U.S. flag. The bisque doll, 14 inches high, sold for $2,350 at a 2012 auction.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Everett Herald

Quotes

  1. Heath and Michelle met while filming Brokeback Mountain together in 2004, and People quotes Jake Gyllenhaal as saying of the couple: "I remember being in rehearsal, and the two of them had googly eyes with each other."
    on Sep 3, 2007 By: Jake Gyllenhaal Source: Sky News

  2. The company's Lenoir offices will look "good and Googly," Dunne said, with bean-bag chairs, lava lamps and a massage chair.
    on Jan 24, 2008 By: Matt Dunne Source: Charlotte Observer

  3. "I think he discovered just having a googly isn't the answer," Jenner said. "He just needs to bowl more stock balls, but I felt like his pace was pretty predictable, in the mid-80km/h and above. He had a pitch there (in Sydney) he was trying...
    on Jan 21, 2008 By: Terry Jenner Source: Melbourne Herald Sun

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