Definition of goggle-eye in English:



  • Any of a number of edible fishes with large eyes that occur widely on reefs in tropical and subtropical seas.

    a nocturnal fish related to the bigeye (Priacanthus hamrur, family Priacanthidae).

    (also 'goggle-eye jack') a fish often found in shoals (Selar crumenophthalmus, family Carangidae).

    • ‘We caught even more goggle-eyes on plastic worms intended for largemouth bass or small jigs contrived for anything that would bite them.’