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Definition of "googly" []

  • A ball, bowled by a leg break bowler, that spins from off to leg (to a right-handed batsman), unlike a normal leg-break delivery. (noun)
  • Of the eyes, bulging. (adjective)

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Use "googly" in a sentence
  • "It's not just buildings by such textbook giants as Frank Lloyd Wright that seem precious — there are movements to save old neon-lit motels and those over-the-top "googly" - style fast-food joints from the '50s."
  • "* A googly is a kind of pitch similar to a baseball pitch or a bowling throw in the game cricket; a wicked googly would be a really good pitch."
  • "A googly is a ball delivered by a bowler that looks as if it ought to break from left to right across the bat of a right-handed batsman."