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English definition of “beer goggles”

beer goggles

noun [plural]     informal humorous
If you say that someone is wearing beer goggles, you mean that that person has been drinking so much alcohol that they think someone is more sexually attractive than they really are: She looked pretty fit to me but then I had my beer goggles on.Drunkenness and sobriety
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