Meaning of “beer goggles” in the English Dictionary

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"beer goggles" in British English

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beer gogglesnoun [ plural ]

uk /ˈbɪə ˌɡɒɡ.əlz/ us /ˈbɪr ˌɡɑː.ɡəlz/ 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 hot to me but maybe I had my beer goggles on.

(Definition of “beer goggles” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)