beer goggle

beer goggles

plural noun Slang.
metaphorical goggles that one wears after excessive consumption of alcohol, and that cause diminished judgment, particularly in encouraging one to be attracted to and flirtatious with someone one would not ordinarily find attractive: I bet he was wearing beer goggles when he left the party with that loser. I was sure the Sox would make the playoffs, but I was obviously looking through beer goggles.
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beer goggles
 
pl n
informal with one's beer goggles on seeing people and things as becoming increasingly attractive as one's alcohol intake rises

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beer goggles definition

[...ˈgɑglæz]
  1. n.
    imaginary lenses (associated with too much beer) worn by someone for whom all persons of the opposite sex look very attractive. (Usually said about the eyes of males. See also male blindness.) : See how Willy is looking at that dog? He's got his beer goggles on!
Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions by Richard A. Spears.Fourth Edition.
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