One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Used to refer to the supposed influence of alcohol on one's visual perception, whereby one is sexually attracted to people who would not otherwise be appealing.
- ‘I like being chatted up by people with beer goggles, and knowing that I'll turn them down and they'll feel sad for about 6 minutes.’
- ‘In isolation from the favourable mist of city centre musical beer goggles and the ripped jean, mullet chasing, suit jacketed hordes, there's something pure about all of this.’
- ‘I'm putting on the beer goggles and going in.’
- ‘Affix beer goggles before entering.’
- ‘This was the case at the Freemason's Hotel on Wednesday night when beer goggles were replaced with safety goggles as part of science week activities.’
- ‘With the beer goggles and wobbly sandles on, you'd crawl over hot coals.’
- ‘Ever hear of beer goggles?’
- ‘You may find yourself doing things you never thought you would (beer goggles are amazing things!).’
- ‘It is rare that plans made when all parties are wearing their beer goggles ever come to anything.’
- ‘Every time we see them, we've got on big, fat, shiny beer goggles.’
- ‘And I'm not even talking about the beer goggles or the lager lenses.’
- ‘Avoid looking at potential sex partners through beer goggles.’
- ‘By the time you find someone promising, those beer goggles are strapped on nice and tight.’
- ‘Wouldn't have touched him with a bargepole even if I was wearing beer goggles in a meat market.’
- ‘You put on the ole beer goggles, eh?’
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