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beer gogglesnoun [plural]

uk   /ˈbɪə ˌɡɒɡ.əlz/  us   /ˈbɪr ˌɡɑː.ɡəlz/ informal humorous
If you say that someone is ​wearingbeergoggles, you ​mean that that ​person has been ​drinking so much ​alcohol that they ​think someone is more ​sexuallyattractive than they really are: She ​lookedprettyhot to me but ​maybe I had my ​beergoggles on.
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